The President of the Palestinian national authority Mahmoud Abbas laid a wreath at the memorial of the founder of the Palestinian national authority and Fatah movement of Yasser Arafat. The ceremony was timed to the holiday of Eid al-Fitr.
«We say to our people, the entire Arab and Muslim nation: we count on Allah’s blessings. And then next year a feast in honor of the end of Holy Ramadan we will have Jerusalem as our capital,» Abbas said.
The PNA President also urged the Arab people to unite to help solve this problem. «I’m optimistic that the Arab world, despite temporary difficulties will remain a world of good, world, United by a common goal,» added the Palestinian leader.
Note that in recent years the Palestinians much more difficult to mobilize Arab support. The main issues on the agenda of the Arab world are Iranian expansion and the fight against jihadist terror.
21 June in Ramallah hosted a meeting between Abbas and Jared Kushner, the closest adviser to the President of the United States Donald trump. According to Arab media, it is characterized very nervous and tense. As a result, in Ramallah has estimated the last meeting as extremely unfortunate.
Kouchner demanded that Abbas to stop funding the families of terrorists, and those who are in Israeli prisons. In response, Abbas stressed that we are talking about the internal Affairs of the Palestinian authority, and stated that the Palestinian authority will never obey the dictates of Washington.