Arab States Pressuring Palestinians to Attend Bahrain Economic Workshop

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - "Some Arab countries are unhappy that we immediately rejected the idea of the workshop" next month in Bahrain, where the U.S. is planning to unveil the economic portion of its peace plan, a senior Palestinian Authority official in Ramallah told the Jerusalem Post. "They are now asking us to stop attacking the workshop and not to oppose the participation of Palestinian businessmen." Other officials in Ramallah said Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE have relayed a message to the PA leadership expressing their "concern" over Palestinian opposition to the workshop.

2019-05-24 00:00:00

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