Jason Greenblatt, US President Donald Trump’s Special Representative for International Negotiations, on Wednesday criticized Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ spokesman and said he was sabotaging efforts to achieve a peace agreement between Israel and the PA.
In a series of tweets, Greenblatt quoted the spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, who said, “The American support for settlements through silence is doomed to failure because there is no peace and stability without an agreement with the Palestinian people.”
Greenblatt then replied, “Well, Mr. Nabil, we agree on something- there is no peace without an agreement. We are working hard on that. You’re doing nothing. You can’t claim to want peace and also try to sabotage the potential for an agreement. It can’t go both ways.”
“And the Palestinians deserve stability too. You’re holding that back as well. Don’t waste more time – do something meaningful for your people,” added the US envoy.
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