In an interview with the Egyptian Capital Broadcasting Center (CBC), Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas doesn’t see a Palestinian State in the offing.
Despite President Trump’s efforts to restart peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the chances of such a reboot are gloomy. According to Abbas, Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu has blocked a future Palestinian state.
The right-wing Netanyahu government doesn’t want peace and refuses the recognition of the existence of the Palestinian people, said Abbas. Despite the rejectionism of the right-wing Israeli government, Abbas is still optimistic about the founding of a State. “We’re building the Palestinian state brick by brick, and it will take time,” and it wouldn’t happen anytime soon.
Netanyahu always argues against a restart of negotiations. One time, it’s the alleged incitement against Israel; another time is the founding of Palestinian „terrorists“ who committed attacks on the Israel occupation forces. The US and Israel considering it as „supporting terrorism.“ These accusations, however, are far-fetched considering Israel’s daily terror against the Palestinian people as a whole. Weiterlesen