Erekat claimed: “I am the son of Jericho. I am 10,000 years old … I am the proud son of the Netufians and the Canaanites.
“The P.A. is refusing to accept over $150 million in revenue to protest the fact that $11 million is being withheld, only to make a political point,” said U.S. special envoy Jason Greenblatt. “Does that sound like a governing authority that is concerned with the welfare of its people?”
Donald Trump’s recent comments on Jerusalem are “worthless”, Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee member Ahmad al-Tamimi said Wednesday in response to comments by the U.S. President who said that he had taken the capital “off the table.”
The official, an adviser to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, lashed out after Ambassador Friedman unintentionally posed next to a photo of the Temple Mount with a Jewish temple.
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas called the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem a ‘new settlement outpost.’
Former Ambassador to the UN: President Trump’s Capital Declaration is ‘Correcting Decades of Diplomatic Distortion’
‘(Trump) understood that religious freedom for Jews, Christians, and Muslims can only be safeguarded under Israeli sovereignty,’ said the former ambassador, Dore Gold.
The U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, caused a major ruckus on Thursday when he explained in an interview that the U.N. Security Council Resolution 242 intended for Israel to retain most of the land Israel conquered in the Six-Day War.
Erekat’s Israeli doctors have decided that the PA official needs to have a lung transplant to survive.
Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon blasted Erekat and other Palestinian leaders, saying they “have no shame.”
The White House negotiating team was upset, for one thing, with Abbas’s refusal to condemn a terror attack in Jerusalem a week ago that killed a Border Policewoman.