According to the Arab Peace Initiative, the Arab states can only normalize relations with Israel after Israel ends its military occupation of the Arab territories.
Erekat revealed that the Palestinian leadership will present 19 resolutions to the UN General Assembly at its upcoming session, including "the confirmation of the two-state solution and the previous resolutions of the international legitimacy related to the Palestinian cause".
The Palestinian leadership "is expecting large international support for the Palestinian resolutions", he added.
The remarks came after Israel signed agreements to normalise diplomatic ties with the UAE and Bahrain at the White House on September 15.
US President Donald Trump joined Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani in signing the three-way agreements.
The signing ceremony, which was held in the South Lawn at the White House, formally makes the UAE and Bahrain the third and the fourth Arab nation to establish diplomatic ties with Israel.
Egypt and Jordan signed their peace deals with Israel in 1979 and 1994, respectively.
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