PLO prepares to boycott US goods over Jerusalem decision

In response to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) is seeking to organize an Arab conference on boycotting US goods and companies and opposing the normalization of Arab relations with Israel. “Effective consultations and communication has started in many Arab countries, especially Morocco, Lebanon and Jordan, so as to hold a conference targeting civil society institutions in the Arab countries to spread the idea of boycotting US goods as was done with boycotting Israeli goods,” according to Anadolu Agency. This is the first time that official Palestinian statements have included calls for boycotting US goods in response to Trump’s decision. In January the PLO called for Egypt, Jordan and other Arab countries to cut ties with the US.
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