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PA hoping for Biden victory to reverse Trump’s Mid-East ‎policies, says Erekat

PLO Executive Committee Secretary Saeb Erekat: “You [the UAE and ‎Bahrain] believe [Jared] Kushner, who is a kind of mixture of ignorance and ‎illiteracy – together with [US Ambassador David] Friedman – and spite and ‎racism… I’m certain that if [Joe] Biden or any other president rises [to power], ‎the first thing that person will do is to declare that the [Trump’s] deal of the ‎century is off the table, because they have issued statements. There is a ‎proposed resolution of the American Congress whose number is 326. 226 ‎members of Congress voted against the deal of the century and said that it ‎cannot bring peace. They voted in favor of the Palestinians’ right of self-‎determination, in favor of the State of Palestine and all these matters, and ‎voted against closing the American  consulate in East Jerusalem and against ‎closing the PLO office [in Washington].”‎

Saeb Erekat also serves as Fatah Central Committee member and PLO Chief Negotiator

Israeli peace agreements with the UAE and Bahrain – an agreement normalizing diplomatic ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), called the Abraham Accords, was announced on Aug. 13, 2020, under the mediation of US President Donald Trump. Following the UAE, Bahrain signed a similar peace agreement with Israel, as was announced on Sept. 11, 2020. Pursuant to the Abraham Accords, Israel and the UAE will discuss bilateral cooperation on a number of topics. In exchange for the agreement, Israel agreed to suspend its previously announced plans to apply Israel's civilian law to parts of Judea, Samaria, and the Jordan Valley as per the Trump peace plan. The US announced that “Muslims throughout the world who wish to come in peace to pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque, will now be able to fly to Tel Aviv through Abu Dhabi to do so and will be welcomed.”


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