Palestinians say they'll seek UN Security Council vote on ending occupation this week

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Palestinian officials say they plan to push for a U.N. Security Council vote this week on a resolution setting a November 2016 deadline for ending Israeli occupation.

The announcement came late Sunday after a meeting of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with officials from his Fatah movement and the Palestine Liberation Organization.

Officials say the Jordanian-backed resolution is to be submitted by Wednesday. Another proposal, by France, would set a time limit of two years for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Israel opposes the resolutions. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in Europe to try to find a compromise.

U.S. officials say they are not opposed to a new Security Council resolution but that none of the drafts that have been offered so far are acceptable.