Skip to comments.Abbas says UN should replace US as Mideast mediator
Posted on 12/13/2017 5:08:58 PM PST by Olog-hai
Breaking with years of courting the U.S., Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Wednesday for the United Nations to replace Washington as a Mideast mediator and suggested he might not cooperate with the Trump administrations much-anticipated effort to hammer out an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.
At a summit in Turkey, Arab and Muslim leaders rejected and condemned President Donald Trumps recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital the trigger for Abbas sharp policy pivot but stopped short of backing his more combative approach toward Washington.
A possible Palestinian refusal to engage with the U.S. and growing backlash against Trumps shift on Jerusalem, including from Arab allies, cast new doubt over the administrations already seemingly remote chances of brokering a deal and succeeding where its predecessors have failed.
U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Wednesday the administration would continue to work on a Mideast plan that it believes will benefit Israelis and Palestinians. Referring to Abbas, she said that the type of rhetoric that we heard has prevented peace in the past, and its not necessarily surprising that those types of things would be said.
In shunning the U.S., Abbas would find himself in uncharted territory. He does not have an immediate practical alternative to more than two decades of U.S.-led negotiations on the terms of Palestinian statehood. The Palestinians seek such a state on lands captured by Israel in the 1967 Mideast war the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem.
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He is just a tool for Arab hate of the Jewish state.
The U N has been anti-Israel for decades.
Sure, the IslamoNazi (Holocaust denier) mass-murdering Abbas would just LOVE to bring in more UnitedNazis involvement...to prolong his racket of collecting billions in foreign aid....
But it ain’t gonna happen.
Nobody gives a damn what Abbas and the Fakestinians say anymore anyway. They had their day and its past now.
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.
Best laugh of the day!
That is to be expected from an islam that wants to kill infidels. Brains ain’t their high points.
How do you figure that? He knows they, the OIC, would move to an open war immediately!
LOL, of course he does.
Mommy, can I go to the mall with friends?
Didn’t your dad say no?
Well yes, but...
No buts, he said no and I’m saying no.
Don’t try that again!
Are we still sending aid to the Palestinians? If so, why?
Better idea: take the fake “Palestinians” and the fake “Rohingya” and put them all on the moon, and fight it out to make that their “state.”
Take a look at IQ’s by country:
Note: Were tied for 9th at 98! Thanks to our failing “edumacation system.”
I just imagine that a few places in this country drive down an otherwise decent number ( Like our big RAT-run cities).
But then look at Africa and the Middle East (with the notable exception of Israel).
The antisemitic GOP-e wing of the Uniparty. Same reason as to why Planned Butcherhood and Zerocare still gets funding.
“Were tied.... “
But I see it like gun crime. Bill Whittle has a video, “#1 with a Bullet”
where he shows that our gun crime stats which put us midway in some 218 odd countries, looks entirely different when you take out the top ten cities for criminal gun killings. As I recall, we end up being something like tenth or eleventh lowest. And so too it also follows that that’s the issue with IQ.
America has “pockets of abject stupidity,” and I just imagine that Chicago is at or near the top of the list.
Or you might say, “we’re tied”
RocketMan should be the mediator...
The US should agree then say they won’t stand in the way of settlement construction now that they are side lined.
U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Wednesday the administration would continue to work on a Mideast plan that it believes will benefit Israelis and Palestinians. Referring to Abbas, she said that the type of rhetoric that we heard has prevented peace in the past, and its not necessarily surprising that those types of things would be said. In shunning the U.S., Abbas would find himself in uncharted territory. He does not have an immediate practical alternative to more than two decades of U.S.-led negotiations...Plus, y'know, he's never actually negotiated anyway.
They want the UN to be their personal 9th Circuit.....