Abbas left Monday for talks on the plan at an Arab League meeting in Qatar. There, a special committee was holding an "urgent meeting" on the subject, said Mohammed Subeih, the Arab League's undersecretary for Palestinian affairs. Qatar's prime minister chaired it and the foreign ministers of key countries such as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the Palestinians participated.
Israel, whose officials refused to comment on the matter, took control of the West Bank, east Jerusalem, Gaza Strip, Sinai and Golan Heights in the 1967 war. It returned the Sinai to Egypt in 1982 as part of a peace treaty and pulled out of Gaza unilaterally in 2005. Israel annexed the Golan Heights in 1981 and peace talks with Syria over the territory have repeatedly failed.
Associated Press writer Josef Federman contributed to this report.
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