"This practice is unconscionable and must stop if there is to be any hope for peace."
The Times interview took place on the 25th anniversary of the Oslo accords.
The Trump administration on Monday announced it is closing the PLO office in Washington, DC, cutting off the Palestinian Authority's ability to maintain its diplomatic mission to the US.
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"All my life I've heard that's the hardest deal to make, and I'm starting to believe that maybe it is. But I will say that if it can be delivered, we will deliver it."
“I really do believe we are going to make a deal. I hope so. It would be a great thing to do.”
It's no wonder the Jordanian response so far has been the Hebrew expression: "moichel toyves" (thanks but no thanks).
The proposed confederation was allegedly presented to Abbas by senior White House advisor Jared Kushner during a meeting that included U.S. special envoy Jason Greenblatt in August 2017.
WAFA, the PA official news agency, had nothing to say about the meeting.
It turns out President Obama's decision to betray Israel at the UN Security Council was in response to President Elect Donald Trump's announcement of appointing David Friedman his ambassador to Israel.
Abbas will use his speech to the United Nations General Assembly next month to announce his categorical rejection of President Trump's offer of the "Deal of the Century."
In June, Ramah national director Rabbi Mitchell Cohen circulated an email vowing: “Ramah camps have not engaged—and will not engage—in any way with IfNotNow as an organization.”
The White House will make the announcement in a few weeks, according to the Washington Post, eliminating for at least 90% of the people calling themselves "Palestinian refugees" their “right of return.”
Abu Mazen is working to create bloody riots in Gaza, so that Israel can hit Hamas – Abbas's enemies, and then Abbas can travel around the world and denounce Israel.
Erekat said the decision to cut aid “is a sign that [Washington] has abandoned its international obligations.”
Erekat blamed the US administration for encouraging Israel to expand its settlements.
"The Palestinians will get something very good, because it’s their turn next.”
Fooled us once, shame on us. There won't be a second fooling.
Levy repeats the mantra that only the complete return of Judea and Samaria to the Arabs would guarantee the desired, long-lasting peace.
The Palestinian Central Council decided on the suspension of recognition of the State of Israel until it recognizes the State of Palestine.
A source close to the delegations told Al Hayat that the truce agreement would be announced on Friday in the presence of all the terror factions in Cairo.
Why haven't the PLO and Hamas permitted these three million or so people to turn their tent and shack cities into actual cities? Because if they do, it would mean they have given up the hope of returning to Israel.
It comes down to money: President Trump believes that the Arab side is so strapped for economic aid, they would sign anything for a bit of promised prosperity.
During the hearing, the squatters' attorneys made it clear that their clients were not willing to move too far from the current location of their shantytown, at most "a hundred or two hundred meters."
Response by Hamas: "Greenblatt and Kushner have adopted the Israeli position."
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