Palestinians were seeing "their future state melt away" due to Jewish settlements, Ayrault said. In turn, Israelis suffered nearly daily violence by those who "harness frustrations to promote an agenda of hatred," he added.Deutsche Welle "Envoys from over 70 countries, including the US, have gathered in Paris to discuss the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Israel's Netanyahu has slammed the meet as "rigged" against his country."
. . . "The Sunday conference also sends a symbolic message to the incoming US administration led by Donald Trump, who vowed to provide even stronger support to Israel. Trump has picked hardliner David Friedman as his ambassador to the Jewish state.
"Israel responded with outrage to the UN resolution and dismissed the Paris summit as "rigged by Palestinians."
"On Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described it as "the last twitches of yesterday's world," hinting that his government was holding out for a US policy shift under Trump.
" 'The conference convening today in Paris is a futile conference," he told his cabinet." . . .
|Official PA daily refers to Israel as "occupied Interior"|
|Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 20, 2016|
|“Nineteen-year-old Ma’amoun Qashua… played in the past at the Hapoel Petah Tikva club in the occupied Interior (i.e., Palestinian term for Israel).”|
Palestinian religious leaders threaten religious war over Jerusalem