Palestinian Arabs Violently Chase American Diplomats Out of Bethlehem

Palestinian autocrat, Mahmoud Abbas’ abusive language directed at the American administration has manifested in Palestinians shoving American diplomats physically out of a building in Betlehem, and yelling “you are not welcome,” then hurling tomatoes and kicking the diplomat’s cars as they attempted to flee to safety back in Jerusalem.

By Israel Today Staff

 

Palestinian outrage over US President Donald Trump’s support for Israel’s claims to the city of Jerusalem has finally turned to violence against Americans.

Palestinians in the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem hang effigies of Donald Trump and Mike Pence, January 27, 2018 – Photo: Facebook (Times of Israel)

The US Consulate in Jerusalem last week attempted to host a digital marketing workshop in Bethlehem. But, before the event could begin, a small mob of Palestinian men busted in screaming and holding signs reading “America = ISIS = Terror.”

The Americans were physically shoved out of the building and told “you are not welcome.”

The Palestinians were then seen hurling tomatoes at and kicking the cars of the diplomats as they attempted to flee back to Jerusalem.

The US State Department issued a statement shortly after:

Though no one was hurt, the objective was clearly intimidation. The United States absolutely opposes the use of violence and intimidation to express political views.

 

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