Abbas: Aid to families of ‘martyrs’ is a red line

Israel National News reports: “A meeting of the Fatah Advisory Council, attended by Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and members of the Fatah Central Committee, was held in Ramallah on Thursday.

Speaking at the meeting, Abbas stressed his firm opposition to the so-called ‘Deal of the Century’, the American initiative to resolve the conflict with Israel, and his adherence to the Palestinian fundamental principles.

Abbas said that in view of its current policy, which clearly favors Israel, the United States is no longer a reliable mediator.

‘We will not work with the American administration until it withdraws its decisions against the Palestinian issue and then we will demand the implementation of international legitimacy,’ stressed the PA chairman.

Abbas stated that the PA leadership would never renounce support for the families of the ‘martyrs’, the wounded and the prisoners, and stressed that this was a red line for the PA…”

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