Fatah leadership “greatly appreciates” the PFLP’s decision to participate in PA elections, despite PFLP's emphasis on rejecting the Oslo Accords
Headline: “Rajoub: We received a letter from the Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] on its decision to participate in the coming elections for the [PA] Parliament”
“Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub said: ‘We received a letter from Deputy Secretary-General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) fighter Abu Ahmed Fuad, in which he informed us that the PFLP Central Committee has decided to participate in the coming elections for the [PA] Parliament (Legislative Council).’
In a press release yesterday [Feb. 21, 2021], Rajoub added: ‘We in Fatah greatly appreciate this decision, which constitutes an important incentive to all elements of the Palestinian people.’ He also expressed ‘hope that this decision will be a factor encouraging everyone to participate in the democratic process.’”
Jibril Rajoub also serves as Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee, and Chairman of the Palestinian Scout Association (PSA).