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Abbas’ advisor: We will not be bribed into accepting Trump’s peace deal, because Muhammad forbids bribery

Text tweeted from the Twitter account of PA Supreme Shari’ah Judge and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash

Posted text: “Those who are attempting to bribe us with a handful of money in exchange for agreeing to the deal of the century (refers to US President Donald Trump’s as yet unpublished Middle East peace plan –Ed.) have not heard that Prophet [Muhammad], peace be upon him, cursed those who bribe, those who are bribed, and those who mediate a bribe, while we have heard and obeyed. Therefore we have rejected the deal and rejected the bribe. What will be will be; Palestine is not for sale.”

Mahmoud Al-Habbash also serves as Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice.