interviewed by Lally Weymouth in the Washington Post June 22, 2012
Saturday, June 23, 2012
"I don’t need another declaration of statehood — we already have one."
"I am for any initiative that brings us closer to the day when we are able to live as free people in a country of our own. I was always preoccupied with what the reality on the ground is going to be in Palestine the day after the U.N. vote. Clearly, if there were not an effort to end the Israeli occupation, then the reality on the ground would be the same the day after. I don’t need another declaration of statehood — we already have one." Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad