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Fatah considering “all options” in order to “end the occupation and establish Palestinian state in 2017”

Headline: “Marking the anniversary of the Launch (Intilaqa) of the revolution and the Fatah Movement in Bethlehem”

“Two members of the Fatah Movement Central Committee emphasized that Fatah has not ruled out any of its options. This was during a rally marking the anniversary of the establishment of the movement, which was held opposite the movement's headquarters in Bethlehem…
Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul… emphasized that Fatah has not ruled out the option of resistance in all of its forms (i.e., including violence), and that this is a legitimate right of all members of our people in the struggle against the occupation state.
He noted that the movement is united around [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, who emphasized that the current year [2017] is the year of the end of the occupation and the establishment of the Palestinian state.
Fatah Central Committee [Deputy Secretary and] member Jibril Rajoub… called on everyone to crowd the ranks in order to achieve the goal of the end of the occupation and the establishment of the Palestinian state during 2017. He added: ‘Our message today is that there is no security and stability without the establishment of a sovereign Palestinian state on the land of Palestine. We see in the speech of [US Secretary of State John] Kerry (on Dec. 28, 2016, which criticized Israel and defended America’s abstention on UN Security Council Resolution 2334 –Ed.) progress and understanding for the importance of establishing the Palestinian state. The time has come for the world to show the occupation a red card.’”

Intilaqa - "the Launch" refers to the beginning of Fatah on Jan. 1, 1965, when it carried out its first terror attack against Israel, attempting to blow up Israel's National Water Carrier.

Jibril Rajoub also holds the following positions: Head of the Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee, and Chairman of the Palestinian Scout Association (PSA).

UN Security Council Resolution 2334 was passed on Dec. 23, 2016, by a vote of 14-0 with one abstention.
The resolution condemned the establishment of Israeli "settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem," saying it "has no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle to the achievement of the two-State solution and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace." It demanded that Israel “immediately and completely cease all settlement activities” in the area. The resolution further said “it will not recognize any changes to the 4 June 1967 lines” other than changes made through negotiations, in reference to the 1949-1967 ceasefire line between Israel and the neighboring Arab countries following Israel's 1948 War of Independence.
The resolution called “upon all States… to distinguish, in their relevant dealings, between the territory of the State of Israel and the territories occupied since 1967.” It also called "to prevent all acts of violence against civilians, including acts of terror, as well as acts of provocation and destruction... and to clearly condemn all acts of terrorism," and noted the obligation of "the Palestinian Authority Security Forces to maintain effective operations aimed at confronting all those engaged in terror and dismantling terrorist capabilities."
The US abstained instead of vetoing the resolution, in a breach of longstanding US policy of not allowing the UN to force conditions on Israel in place of direct negotiations. This policy change came during US President Barack Obama’s final weeks in office.
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