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AUGUST 2020

Palestinian President Terminates Agreements With Israel, US

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Palestinian President Terminates Agreements With Israel, US

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that the Palestinian Authority is terminating all agreements with Israel and the United States in response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent reaffirmations of his intention to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.f

“The Palestine Liberation Organization and the state of Palestine are absolved, as of today, of all the agreements and understandings with the American and Israeli governments and of all the commitments based on these understandings and agreements, including the security ones,” Abbas said in the statement on Tuesday.

The Palestinian president emphasized that the move was in reaction to Israel’s plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank and the Jordan Valley, also envisaged in US President Donald Trump’s so-called Deal of the Century unveiled earlier this year.

Abbas further stated:

“We place full responsibility on the US administration for the occupation of the Palestinian people, and consider it a key partner in Israel’s actions and decisions against the rights of the Palestinian people.”

The US president officially unveiled his scheme, the so-called deal of the century, in January at the White House with Netanyahu at his side, while Palestinian representatives were not invited.

Nevertheless, Abbas said the PA remained committed to the two-state solution, that he planned to seek recognition of statehood in a number of international agreements and conventions, and called on the international community to impose sanctions on Israel and to recognize the State of Palestine. He also added that the Palestine would continue to pursue the Israeli government before international authorities and courts, referring specifically to the International Criminal Court which announced its intention to open a war crimes investigation into Israeli and Palestinian actions in the Gaza Strip, east Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Earlier in the day, Germany and the Palestinian Authority released a joint statement expressing ‘grave concern’ over Israel’s declared intention to proceed with the annexation plan.

Palestinian President Terminates Agreements With Israel, US

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The language used in the announcement is reminiscent of a public letter by fifty former European foreign ministers and other senior statesmen published in the Guardian in February, in which they stated in part:

“As Europeans dedicated to promoting international law, peace and security worldwide, we express our deep concern about President Trump’s Middle East plan, titled Peace to Prosperity.

The plan contradicts internationally agreed parameters for the Middle East peace process, relevant UN resolutions, including security council resolution 2334, and the most fundamental principles of international law. Instead of promoting peace, it risks fuelling the conflict – at the expense of Israeli and Palestinian civilians alike, and with grave implications for Jordan and the wider region. It has been met with widespread opposition in the region, in Europe, and in the United States.

The plan allows for annexation of large and vital parts of the occupied Palestinian territory and legitimises and encourages illegal Israeli settlement activity. It recognises only one side’s claims to Jerusalem and offers no just solution to the issue of Palestinian refugees. It projects a future Palestinian “state” without control and sovereignty over its fragmented territory. The map featured in the plan proposes Palestinian enclaves under permanent Israeli military control, which evoke chilling associations with South Africa’s bantustans.

Peace to Prosperity is not a roadmap to a viable two-state solution, nor to any other legitimate solution to the conflict. The plan envisages a formalisation of the current reality in the occupied Palestinian territory, in which two peoples are living side by side without equal rights. Such an outcome has characteristics similar to apartheid – a term we don’t use lightly.

The international community, particularly the European Union, must prevent such a scenario from unfolding, in order to preserve the dignity and rights of the Palestinians, the future of Israeli democracy and the wider international rules-based order…”

A report in the Jerusalem Post noted that former vice president and probable Democrat nominee Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he opposes Israeli plans to annex settlements in the West Bank.

During a conversation with Jewish donors, Biden declared that both the Israelis and the Palestinians should take steps that promote the two-state solution, and avoid unilateral measures.

“I think we also have to make it clear that I do not support annexation,” he said, adding that “The Palestinians need to end incitement in the West Bank and rocket attacks in Gaza.”

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  • <>

    The Pali president bastard is crying, after he refused to Trump’s peace plan. The Jordan Valley will be annexed in July, nothing that old man can do about it. If he keeps refusing, we will annex more lands that belong to us. If they start another Intifada, we will crush them lilke in 2002 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Defensive_Shield

    • Concrete Mike

      Its a shitty deal, of course he is going to say no.

      Go back to the negotiating table and actually fucken try for once.

      Your political leadership is pathetic and hanging all yall out to dry.

      • <>

        No Mike, we offered them a good deal including land swaps inside Israel that would go to them as a compensation and they refused. They also refused 91% deal over the West Bank back in 2000, because they wanted everything. As time goes by, they will get less and less.

        • LR captain

          as time goes by Israel have all the of west bank, Then UN will recognize all Palestinians living there as Israeli citizens.

          on the one hand yes Jewish citizens will now pay for Arabs health care through taxes.

          But on the other hand whether you believe they refused every offer OR the Israel political elite just and wanted the whole territory. This is going the be direction that the region is heading in for next 5 – 12 with a high degree of certainty.

          • <>

            LR, we may annex the lands but we will never let them be Israeli citizens or pay them social security like the ones in Eastern Jerusalem. They have Jordan for it, they can go live there. I still support two states, but don’t blame us for their refusal because w could have solved it long time ago.

          • LR captain

            i never blamed “you” only your political elite = bibi and his cronies
            i never said Israelis citizens (i said UN) recognized all Palestinians as Israeli citizens They would still have to fill out papers and forms to become citizens to get any benefits and I am sure that your government will put quota’s place only allowing small amount say 10,000 per year (at best)

            But to say “we will never let them be Israeli citizens” is not your decision its that of your political elites. who long ago stopped caring about you (the voting body wanted)
            -look at bibi consent elections as prime example.

          • <>

            Bibi is the one that started all that mess, he is going to trial this Sunday.

        • Concrete Mike

          There are getting less and less because thats how it was planned, come on dude stop being so naïve.

          How can it be a good deal if you cross the jerusalem red line straight up?

          Its not a good deal, its an insult!

          Israel needs to do more, let more medical aid and food in at least.

          You need to take the lead and demand better, for ALL.

          You cant just take land that belongs to someone else, you guys need to learn how to share like everybody else.
          Have a beer bud, its gonna be ok!

  • Pave Way IV

    Doesn’t Abbas get all his money from sources controlled by Israel and the US? ‘Terminating agreements’ sounds good and defiant in the news, but the average Palestinian gets f’ked again. And Trump apparently needs Israel to implode into civil war before US elections. I’m surprised Biden isn’t supporting annexation – he must have investments in Israel that will lose value during a war.

  • Simplekindof Man

    Like them or not,gotta give it to the Jews/Israelites.
    As an impartial observer speaking.

  • Lazy Gamer

    A state can do a lot of creative things. lol I wish them good fortune.

  • Satellitte

    I have a solution for Palestine. All the Khazar fake Jews go back to Europe where they belong.The European countries supporting those [Khazar fake Jews] should gave their own land let see what happen.

    • Really!?

      Why don’t you move to Gaza and then we’ll see what a tough guy you really are. Instead you’ll just keep posting proving how weak & pathetic you are in real life.

      • Satellitte

        loooooool the disgustingly dirty anne frank is so mad ahahahahah .How the oven ahahah

        • Really!?

          So your answer is you’re too scared to do anything. Got it. So does everyone else. You’re a coward

          • Satellitte

            ahahhah you still mad huh. kike are always mad .My comments are taking a toll on you ahahahah

          • Really!?

            Does it sound like I’m mad? You’re comments like you are weak and pathetic. Now your mother camel is Calling

          • Satellitte

            Dirty Shylock my comments have effects on you ahahah. kike eat your sidelocks

          • Really!?

            Seriously, it’s the same comments. Try something new like – my father raped a camel and I came out

          • Satellitte

            ahahah what happen you can’t take the word dirty kike shlomo cunt loloolo

          • Really!?

            Silly girl. Shlomo is a name. Like rapist child molesting mohammed. And we know how afraid you are if women, that’s why you call them cunts & hide them in bags. Weak men, afraid of a woman. Pathetic

          • Satellitte

            dirty kike ahhah. shlomo is a name of rate like you ahaha.how is your women the bold dirty one ahahahah

          • Really!?

            What’s a rate? I don’t mind being a rate as I rate high. You rate in the gutter. What’s a bold dirty. Please try to insult me in English not terrorist child rapist language

          • Satellitte

            ahahahh the baked kike is here lollolol. Covid 19 still cleaning the street of Brooklyn loolol

          • Really!?

            The street of Brooklyn!? Do you not know there’s more than 1 street? Maybe in the crap hole you live in. Nice to see alshabab killing you trash bags for us. I love it when you kill each other. Makes our job so much easier

          • Satellitte

            well so far the covid19 is doing job killing the dirty kike Sylock ahhahahaah

          • Really!?

            Well so far the vivid 19!is doing job killing the dirty terrorist camel fucking child rapist mohammed worshipers ahhahahahaah

          • Satellitte

            ahahha covid 19 or vivid 19 ahahahahahah the oven has effect on you ahahhahah

          • Really!?

            ahahha covid 19 or vivid 19 ahahahahahah the camel piss has effect on you ahahhahah

          • Satellitte

            lol the kike is doing just a copy .Go back to your oven dirty jew ahahaha

          • Really!?

            lol the gold rapist is doing just a copy .Go back to your cave dirty terrorist ahahaha

          • Satellitte

            ahahah you so angry that you need to copy my comment ahahahah dirty kike joo

          • Really!?

            ahahah you so angry that you need to copy my comment ahahahah dirty muzzie terrorist

          • Satellitte

            hahaha stupid kike you are crying Go back to your oven and burn hahaah

          • Really!?

            hahaha stupid muzzie you are crying Go back to your cave and burn hahaah

          • Satellitte

            mouahah the filthy jew rat is camping on the channel like a rat ahaha

          • Really!?

            mouahah the filthy muzzie rat is camping on the channel like a rat ahaha

          • Satellitte

            ahah the despicable jew has nothing to say ahahah you lost you word anne frank lol

          • Really!?

            ahah the despicable muzzie has nothing to say ahahah you lost you word bin shot in the headladen lol

          • Satellitte

            what happen to the stupid joo huh lol only copying past dirty kike haha

          • Really!?

            what happen to the stupid muslime huh lol only copying past dirty pig licker haha

          • Satellitte

            ahaha cry more fucking kike lol Go wash out your shitty arse with buckshot

          • Really!?

            Mehdi Sabili, the director of an institute that promotes Islamic medicine recommended drinking camel’s urine

            https://t.me/hakim_sabili/232 https://media1.giphy.com/media/MJKpMvazlDgFq/giphy.gif

          • Satellitte

            he took time to replay what happen? lolol

          • Really!?

            Mehdi Sabili, the director of an institute that promotes Islamic medicine recommended drinking camel’s urine

            https://t.me/hakim_sabili/232 https://media3.giphy.com/media/bKebPt6wpCPfO/giphy.gif

          • Satellitte

            ahahah only copy past ahahah poor guy getting owned try hard

          • Really!?

            Mehdi Sabili, the director of an institute that promotes Islamic medicine recommended drinking camel’s urine

            https://t.me/hakim_sabili/232 https://media1.giphy.com/media/2PuVOnv02rRvy/giphy-downsized-medium.gif

          • Satellitte

            haha the joo is done loolol What happen to the hasbara jew

          • Really!?

            Mehdi Sabili, the director of an institute that promotes Islamic medicine recommended drinking camel’s urine

            https://t.me/hakim_sabili/232 https://media1.giphy.com/media/Ojn2EfxqgiimEI2cg7/giphy-downsized-medium.gif