Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has announced boycotting the US and its officials, however, he has continued holding secret meetings with US officials in Ramallah,The Times of Israelrevealed on Friday.
Abbas has also ordered all Palestinian officials not to meet with the Americans following the closure of the US Consulate in occupied Jerusalem in 2018.
A PA official toldThe Times of Israelthat meetings with US officials started shortly after President Joe Biden’s administration announced that it would reopen the US Consulate in Jerusalem.
The PA severed ties with the Trump administration, which closed the consulate, considering the closure as a downgrading of relations with Palestinians.
During the Israeli offensive on Gaza, the US became frustrated due to its inability to easily engage with the Palestinians. Therefore, according toThe Times of Israel, days…
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