Jason Greenblatt explains why their leaders reject normalization: “If Palestinians get too comfortable economically, they would lost interest in the Palestinian cause”

PA slams U.S. envoy over ‘economic peace’ talk
by Khaled Abu Toameh
December 1, 2018

The Palestinian Authority on Saturday accused US presidential envoy Jason Greenblatt of promoting the ideas and positions of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concerning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The PA denounced Greenblatt as an “arrogant colonist” and an “ally of settlements.” The PA’s renewed attack on Greenblatt came in response to an article he published in the Palestinian daily Al-Quds.  The PA leadership has been boycotting Greenblatt and other US administration officials since December 2017, when President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. READ MORE

ALGEMEINER Top Palestinian Negotiator Erekat Grilled on Peace Process, Dealings With Trump Administration The Palestinian Authority’s chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said last week that his government was out of ideas vis-à-vis peace talks with the Israelis in the Trump era. “I’m gonna recline my feet,” he declared during a contentious interview on the show Conflict Zone, “because I’ve done everything humanly possible to make peace.” 

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