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No normalization in sports with Israel, says Jibril Rajoub

Headline: "The Council of Arab Ministers for Youth and Sports decides to hold its next meeting in Palestine"

"The Executive Office of the Council of Arab Ministers for Youth and Sports decided… yesterday [Jan. 4, 2020] to hold its next meeting in Palestine, at the request of Head of the [PLO] Supreme Council for Youth and Sports [and Fatah Central Committee Secretary] Jibril Rajoub.
Rajoub emphasized that convening the next session of the Executive Office in Palestine has great significance…
He demanded to implement the clauses of the Executive Office's decision that are relevant to normalization in the field of sports and that were approved in advance: The refusal to participate in any event that the occupation state hosts; The refusal to host any event in which Israeli groups will participate; and also the abstention of any Arab athlete from competing against an Israeli athlete. He conveyed blessings to all of the Arab athletes who have refused to compete with Israeli athletes."

Jibril Rajoub also holds the positions of Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee, and Chairman of the Palestinian Scout Association (PSA).


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