PLO Committee Member declares day of rage: “the American administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel… is a declaration of war against the Palestinian people and the Arab and Islamic nation”

Headline: “The Arab and Palestinian contacts are continuing in order to block the American intentions”

PLO Executive Committee member Zakariya Al-Agha said that the American administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel or transfer of its embassy to [Jerusalem] is a declaration of war against the Palestinian people and the Arab and Islamic nation
He emphasized that our people will not sit by idly in light of this standpoint, which harms the Palestinian rights and principles…
The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced that tomorrow (Wednesday) [Dec. 6, 2017] there will be rage in all of its schools, as a sign of opposition to the American standpoint regarding Jerusalem, and as a sign of opposition to the possible decision of transferring the American embassy to Jerusalem or declaring it the capital of the occupation.
The ministry emphasized that activities will be held in condemnation [of this standpoint], with the participation of students, the entire education community, and the national institutions in all of the schools in the homeland
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