... Ambassador Abdullah Abdullah spoke to The Daily Star Wednesday about Palestines upcoming bid for U.N. statehood. The ambassador unequivocally says that Palestinian refugees would not become citizens of the sought for U.N.-recognized Palestinian state, an issue that has been much discussed. "They are Palestinians, thats their identity," he says. "But they are not automatically citizens." This would not only apply to refugees in countries such as Lebanon, Egypt, Syria and Jordan or the other 132 countries where Abdullah says Palestinians reside. Abdullah said that "even Palestinian refugees who are living in [refugee camps] inside the [Palestinian] state, they are still refugees. They will not be considered citizens." Abdullah said that the new Palestinian state would "absolutely not" be issuing Palestinian passports to refugees.