PA spokesman: Trump peace plan a ‘conspiracy’ the Palestinians will ‘thwart’

PA spokesman: Trump peace plan a ‘conspiracy’ the Palestinians will ‘thwart’
PA leader Mahmoud Abbas. Euronews video, YouTube

[Ed. – A vast right-wing conspiracy, at that]

A spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-unveiled peace plan was a “conspiracy” the Palestinians would “thwart.”

The Trump administration’s initiative is set to kick off next week with an economic workshop in Bahrain focused on investment in the Palestinian territories, which the Palestinians are refusing to take part in.

According to the Israeli news site Mako, Nabil Abu Rudeineh said, “The position of the president and the Palestinian leadership, which is centered on Jerusalem, the prisoners, and Palestinian identity, will thwart all the conspiracies, workshops, and meetings.”

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Rudeineh appeared to denounce the presence of representatives of Arab countries at the upcoming June 25-26 gathering in Manama, saying, “The legitimate address is the president and his people who advocate the correct political position.”

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