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PLO Executive Committee member: Trump was lying when he said he would move the US embassy to Jerusalem

Headline: “Tayseer Khaled: If the policy remains the same we will pay dearly”
     “PLO Executive Committee member and Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) political bureau member Tayseer Khaled wrote in response to the American presidential election results, the victory of Republican candidate Donald Trump over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, and their influence on the Palestinian cause, in a post on Facebook and Twitter: ‘Republican candidate Donald Trump defeated Democratic party candidate Hillary Clinton in the American presidential elections, and the predictions have begun regarding the influence this will have on the [Palestinian] national cause and on the process of the political reconciliation of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.’
Khaled added: ‘There is no reason for concern, because [although] we know that Donald Trump is relatively closer to Israel than Hillary Clinton is, his policy here is clearer than her policy. However, we must not forget that Clinton, in her role as American Secretary of State, just sold us illusions for years, and that the Democrat, [US President] Barack Obama, is the one who signed the largest American military aid deal with Israel for $38 billion over the next 10 years.’
Tayseer Khaled concluded his post by saying: ‘Donald Trump will not transfer his country’s embassy to Jerusalem as he promised, and he knew he was lying. On the issue of settlement, he will not object to construction in Jerusalem and what are called the settlement blocs. He will not sign blank checks for [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu, but he undoubtedly will not pull our chestnuts out of the fire [either]. Therefore, it depends on our policy and our will, and if his Palestinian policy remains the same we will pay dearly.”
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