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Fatah Op-ed: "Netanyahu & Gantz are seeking to kill people"

Excerpt of an op-ed by Fatah Central Committee Deputy Secretary and Fatah Revolutionary Council Deputy Secretary Sabri Saidam

"Defeated [Israeli Prime Minister] Benjamin Netanyahu and his current ally, eternal General Benny Gantz, who some thought for a while that he was the long-awaited dove of peace, and who some of our people even loved because they thought that he would be an honest man, are refusing to learn from the lessons of the Coronavirus after having rejected the lessons of history in general.

The world is seeking to heal people, and they are seeking to kill people by confiscating their lands and money.The world is seeking life, and they insist on stealing lands and resources and perpetuating death.The world is seeking calm, and they are planning, agreeing upon, and signing off on killing the Palestinian calm, annexing its country, stealing its land, and gnawing at its flesh, the lives of its children, and their dreams!These two generals of deathare armed, as they say, with [US President Donald] Trump's vision that he nicknamed 'the deal of the century' (i.e., Trump's Middle East peace plan; see note below).

The virus of the deal of the century is undoubtedly more dangerous than the Coronavirus, as the entire world has mobilized to fight the second, but the world will not mobilize against the first, except, very unfortunately, after more people are wiped out and more wars, battles, massacres, arrests, expulsion, and violence erupt."

The Trump peace plan – US President Donald Trump announced his Israel–Palestinian peace plan "Peace to Prosperity" – commonly known as “the deal of the century” - on Jan. 28, 2020. Main points of the plan: 1- Israeli sovereignty would be applied to the Jordan Valley and all Israeli towns and cities in the West Bank. 2- Jerusalem, including all its holy sites, would remain under Israeli sovereignty with accommodations made to enable access for Palestinians. 3- The remainder of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and part of what is currently Israeli land in the Negev, the Galilee, and Jerusalem - creating a territory almost equal in size to the West Bank and Gaza Strip - would form the Palestinian state, with its capital in neighborhoods in East Jerusalem that are outside of Israel's security wall. 4- The Palestinian state would be demilitarized, with Israel responsible for external security and controlling all airspace. 5- All Palestinian prisoners except murderers, and those who attempted or conspired to murder would be released. 6- Palestinians in refugee camps would be absorbed into their host countries and, subject to certain limitations, into the Palestinian state. 7- Before becoming a state, the Palestinians would have to carry out extensive reform of their laws and institutions, including implementing a new governing system; granting its people due process and basic human rights and freedoms; end all incitement to and incentivizing of terror; end all glorification of terror and martyrdom; disarm Hamas; and adopt a culture promoting peace. The goal of the plan is to create a Palestinian state beside Israel, living in peace and security. The implementation would be facilitated through extensive international investment.