Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has pledged to work with any Israeli administration that seeks the two-state solution.
Speaking as Israeli politicians searched for ways to build the next coalition government, Mr Abbas's spokesman said that for the Palestinians the focus was not who would form the government, but its views regarding the peace process.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmous Abbas has criticised Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal for saying that the terrorist organisation would never recognise the state of Israel, a Turkish newspaper has reported.
The Israeli cabinet will ask re-elected US President Barack Obama to refuse the Palestinian request for a diplomatic UN upgrade.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly at the end of the month. Sources say he will ask the UN to upgrade Palestinian status to that of permanent observer-state.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has suggested that he has no right of return to Israel.
Asked whether he wanted to live in Safed, the town now in northern Israel that he left in 1948, President Abbas said: “I visited Safed before once. But I want to see Safed. It's my right to see it, but not to live there.”