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Fatah Condemns Meeting between PA and Israeli Politicians

By: JTA

Palestinian political party Fatah, along with other Palestinian political organizations, criticized representatives of the Palestinian Authority for meeting with Israeli politicians sympathetic with the Palestinian Authority..

In a meeting this week set up by the left-wing Geneva Initiative, members of the ruling right-wing Likud Party and opposition Shas Sephardi party met with PLO Secretary-General Yasser Abed Rabbo and several other senior Palestinian officials, according to the Jerusalem Post.

Fatah condemned the meeting because it promoted “normalization” with Israel, which is a bit strange since that is what chairman Mahmoud Abbas tries to make people he wants, so long as it is on his terms.

“We condemn normalization and those behind it,” the statement read. “Such meetings are void of political content and a waste of time. They are unjustified, nationally and politically.”

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2 Responses to “Fatah Condemns Meeting between PA and Israeli Politicians”

  1. Ken Kelso says:

    The Palestinians’ plight is due to their own fanaticism, hatred, intolerance and intransigence.

    The reason the Palestinians do not accept any peace offers, no matter how generous as Barak and Olmert tried to do.

    The Palestinian fascists need to see the Israelis suffering (either through physical annihilation or demographic submission) in order to feel good with themselves. Any win-win solution to the conflict cannot satisfy them, because it would leave the Israelis happy too, and the Palestinians are not interested in becoming happy, they want to make the Jews suffer.

    Just look how many streets the Palestinian Arabs have named for terrorists who murdered Israeli civilians.

    The Palestinians have run out of streets and are now naming park benches after terrorists!

  2. Tim Upham says:

    That is what John Kerry is trying to accomplish, is a peace treaty between Israel and the Palestinians. So Palestinians meet with Israel, your future treaty partners. Unless you want to be like Germany at the Treaty of Versailles, where everything was your fault. Plus paying U.S. $30 billion dollars on top of it. Peace did not reign long there.

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