Mahmoud Abbas calls Trump Mideast Deal 'conspiracy'

Mahmoud Abbas calls Trump Mideast Deal 'conspiracy'
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  • calendar-gray 28 January 2020

Following the introduction of the Trump administration 'deal of the century', Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas stated that Jerusalem is not for sale, dubbing the offer as a conspiracy, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Abbas argued that the deal "is not going to happen" and that people will throw it in a garbage can of history".

"Jerusalem is not for sale, the 'deal of the century' will not go through, and our people will send it to the garbage can of in history," Abbas said. "We will not bow and we will not surrender ... we are united in the face of all the extermination plans that our people will reject. We say 'no, no, no,' to the deal of the century".

Prior to the presentation of the deal, Trump said that he had sent a letter to Abbas, giving him four years to study the US-proposed plan and negotiate the accord with Israel.

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