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PFLP demands that Abbas stop “normalization” meetings with Israeli delegations

Headline: "The Popular Front renewed its demand that the [PA] president stop his meetings with the Israelis"
     "The Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] (PFLP) renewed its demand that [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas stop the 'normalization' meetings with the Israelis, and said that his meeting yesterday [Dec. 13, 2016] with an Israeli delegation constitutes a continuation of this destructive path that is not acceptable to the Palestinians and is clearly in opposition to the decisions of the national consensus, and particularly to the latest decisions of the [PLO] Central Council. The Front said in a statement that reached [the independent Palestinian news agency] Ma'an: 'It is impossible to be silent over the continuation of these absurd meetings, which bring our people nothing but disasters and troubles. There is nothing that will justify the continuation of these meetings with the occupation, particularly since the last meeting included a group of Zionist war criminals whose hands are stained with the blood of members of our people, including Shimon Shetreet - [former] Minister of Moroccan Jews' Affairs and Bringing Settlers (sic., no such Israeli ministerial position exists. Shetreet held several real ministerial positions –Ed.), Amram Mitzna – who was one of the prominent engineers of the policy of ‘breaking bones’ (Palestinians claim former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin gave the order to “break bones” to subdue the 1987-1993 Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel. Amram Mitzna, a Major General and then a commander in the Central Command during the 1987-1993 Palestinian wave of violence, denied Rabin gave such an order, but said he did order the use of force –Ed.), another person who brought the Falash Mura Jews [from Ethiopia], and another one who was a commander in the paratrooper corps.' The Front demanded a national popular position and [a position] of the factions against these meetings, and the disbanding of the [PA] Committee for Contact with Israeli Society due to its role in establishing normalization with the occupation. This is particularly so in light of the fact that there is a popular consensus regarding the disbandment of this committee 'that hinders the achievements of the international boycott movement against the occupation.’"

The PFLP has planned and carried out numerous terror attacks against Israeli civilians since its founding in 1967 and throughout the Palestinian terror campaign between 2000- 2005 (the Intifada).
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