Meeting with autocrat Abbas and his regime in Ramallah, Germany’s new foreign minister, Heiko Maas, told the Palestinian leaders that their insults and efforts to remove the U.S. from the peace process won’t end well for them.
By Israel Today Staff
The Palestinian leadership might not like it, but the unavoidable fact is that the United States, even under President Donald Trump, is an absolutely necessary player in brokering any Middle East peace agreement.
Germany’s Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas – Photo: ©Superbass/CC BY-SA 4.0/Wikimedia Commons
That was the message that Germany’s new foreign minister, Heiko Maas, sought to convey to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas this week. Continue Reading »
On Monday, the Palestinian Authority’s despot will be in Brussels to meet European foreign ministers where he will ask the EU to officially recognize the state of “Palestine” as a way to go around US President Trump’s Peace Initiative, scheduled to be made public soon.
By Elad Benari
Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas will ask the EU to officially recognize the state of “Palestine” when he meets foreign ministers from the bloc on Monday, a senior official told AFP Sunday.
Riad al-Malki, the PA official in charge of foreign affairs, said Abbas will tell the EU it should take the step “as a way to respond” to U.S. Continue Reading »