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PLO official condemns Israeli normalization with UAE, claims Israel government is “murdering our children, women, young people, and elderly”

Headline: "Saleh Rafat: We strongly condemn the fact that the Emirates state is normalizing its relations with Israel"
     "PLO Executive Committee member [and head of the PLO Military and Security Department] Saleh Rafat strongly condemned the fact that the [United] Arab Emirates state is normalizing its relations with the Israeli occupation state, by hosting Israeli Minister of Communications Ayoob Kara yesterday [Oct. 30, 2018], and Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev a few days earlier, in the capital of the Emirates, Abu Dhabi. Rafat said today (Wednesday) in a statement: 'It is shameful that the Israeli national anthem is being played in Arab states, while Arab Palestine is collapsing under the occupation's tyranny and its violence. [It is shameful] that Arab states are becoming a podium from which the Israeli war criminals – who are treating our land as theirs and murdering our children, women, young people, and elderly – are giving speeches. Kara's visit to the Emirates and Israel's speech at the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference at the Dubai World Trade Center (delivered by Ayoob Kara; see note below –Ed.) is normalization granted to Israel for free.'"

Israeli Minister of Communications Ayoob Kara spoke on Oct. 30, 2018 at the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference at the Dubai World Trade Center, calling for “Peace and security in every state… with economic and scientific progress is what guarantees a future for the coming generations.”