The Palestinian official, whose name was not reported, stated that warming of Israeli-Saudi relations had negatively affected the situation in Ramallah and the Palestinian authority, as Riyadh does not view Israel as its main enemy in the region.
«Warm relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia are detrimental to the Palestinian authority», he said. His words foresaw the publication Times of Israel with reference to the newspaper Al Khaleej Times, published in UAE.
We will remind, in the end of last week leaving London pan-Arab newspaper «al-Arabi al-Jadid» reported, citing an Egyptian diplomatic sources, about the significant progress in negotiations on the so-called «deal of the century» – the Palestinian-Israeli agreement, followed by the normalization of Israel’s relations with the Arab world. In accordance with the publication, the heir to the throne of Saudi Arabia met with representatives of the Israeli leadership and have reached an agreement on the settlement plan, which prepares the American administration.
The head of the PNA Mahmoud Abbas has called the impending agreement «a slap in the face of the century».
Meanwhile, at the end of last week in the Egyptian newspaper «Al-Shuruk» there are reports that several Arab countries advised the head of the Palestinian authority «to take any plan of the administration to trump, not to regret it later.»
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