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Entebbe: the sequel

Arab reaction to Trump’s plan strengthens Israel and further isolates the Palestinians

15 February 2020

9:00 AM

15 February 2020

9:00 AM

The Arab League has joined the Organization of Islamic Countries in formally rejecting the Trump plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The OIC had earlier called on its fifty-seven member-states ‘not to engage with this plan or to cooperate with the US administration in implementing it in any form.’ Despite the appearance of Arab and Islamic solidarity, the response of individual governments has been far more nuanced, revealing an increasing frustration with the Palestinian issue and a desire to break the longstanding Arab League position of rejecting normalisation of relations with Israel or even recognising the existence of the Jewish state....

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