At the close of the conference Monday night, the PLO
Central Committee voted to suspend its recognition of Israel until the Jewish state "recognizes the State of Palestine", retreats from eastern Jerusalem, and halts all construction in Judea and Samaria.
officials have already stated that the unnecessary pressure now being exerted on them by the Trump Administration threatens not only US-Middle East relations on the whole, but may also undermine any avenue for peace in the region.
is not a monolith but an entity that incorporates 'numerous organisations of the resistance movement, political parties, and popular organisations'.
We responded to them (US authorities) with an official letter that in case you officially close the PLO
office in Washington, D.
On Sept 14, the Palestinian National Council (PNC), the PLO
parliament in exile, is to convene to elect new chairman and executive committee members for the PLO
, instead of Abbas and nine others who resigned two weeks ago.
withdrawing its stance prompted the alliance factions to coordinate with the Syrian government to defend the camp with logistical support from the Syrian Arab Army which is chasing ISIS members in the areas close to the camp, he added.
also took legal action in the United States.
The head of the PLO
delegation, Fathi Abu al-Ardat, emphasized the "commitment of the Palestinian leadership to support Lebanon's unity and to safeguard its security and stability to serve common interests between the two nations.
Hammoude served as acting chairman of the PLO
Executive Committee until the election of Yasser Arafat, head of Fatah, as chairman on February 1, 1969 after it became an umbrella organization for the Palestinian resistance groups.
's Executive Committee issued a statement today marking the 65th anniversary of the 1948 Calamity, in which it emphasized that the Palestinian people in diaspora have always remained united and resolved to gain their independence and comeback to the homeland under the leadership of the PLO
despite the adverse ramifications of the 1948 Calamity on the Palestinian territorial integrity.
Leaders of Abbas's Fatah movement have said in recent weeks that the so-called provisional leadership of the PLO
, tasked with integrating Hamas and Islamic Jihad, would meet soon at the invitation of Egypt, which mediates Palestinian reconciliation.
In his speech on November 13, Arafat spoke of the growing PLO
's legitimacy that compelled his actions: 'The PLO
has earned its legitimacy because of the sacrifice inherent in its pioneering role and also because of its dedicated leadership of the struggle.