Palestinian Authority accuses U.S. of ‘deception and misinformation’ in peace talks

Palestinian Authority accuses U.S. of ‘deception and misinformation’ in peace talks

Palestinian officials in Ramallah have accused the US Administration of deceiving and misinforming the Palestinian Authority with regards to the peace talks with Israel.

The officials told the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper that they were concerned about the US Administration’s role in the peace talks with Israel, especially its position on plans to build new homes in settlements and east Jerusalem neighborhoods.

The officials met with PA President Mahmoud Abbas last Thursday and heard from him about the peace talks with Israel.

According to the newspaper, some of the Palestinian officials accused the US Administration of “deception and misinformation” in order to keep the PA at the negotiating table with Israel

The officials also expressed concern that the US Administration would deceive the PA into accepting a state with provisional borders, the newspaper said.

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