PLO leader urges Arab roadmap to deal with U.S. in upcoming summit

Source: Xinhua| 2019-03-30 22:25:48|Editor: xuxin
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RAMALLAH, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Saeb Erekat Saturday urged Arab states to draw a roadmap to deal with the U.S. administration in the Arab League summit scheduled Sunday in Tunisia's capital Tunis.

Erekat told the official Palestinian radio station (Voice of Palestine) earlier that "Arab states must realize that those who take unilateral decisions, consider the security of Israel above all considerations, and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the occupied Arab Syrian Golan under its sovereignty, cannot be trusted to deal with the region, borders or peoples."

The top PLO official said that the Palestinian side will reiterate its positions rejecting all U.S. president's decision.

He also stressed that the Palestinians are determined to commit to international law and establish their own state in accordance with the borders of 1967 with East Jerusalem as its capital

Palestinians declared they have boycotted the U.S. administration since it recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moved its embassy Israel to Jerusalem last May.

Palestinians also said in several statements that the U.S. "Deal of the Century" falls way short of their expectations and aspirations for lasting and just peace settlement, and called for an international multilateral peace mechanism to overlook peace negotiations.