Normalising Israel in Warsaw

The Warsaw Summit, themed “Ministerial to promote a future of peace and security in the Middle East” is over, and as expected, the Palestinian struggle has been reduced to less than an empty slogan by participating Arab leaders. Israel, however, continues to score points on the premise of exhorting the marginalisation of Palestine, by regurgitating the threat puportedly posed by Iran.
 
Palestinian factions are united in viewing the summit as a betrayal of the Palestinian cause. While Hamas was adamant in deeming participants ‘traitors’, the Palestinian Authority reiterated its refusal to participate, and resorted once again, to seeking a reversal of previous US decisions which have adversely affected prospects for Palestinian independence, notably the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the withdrawal of financial aid.
Read full report in The New Arab