Leaders from Saudi Arabia and Israel have been working towards normalising relations. The Saudi kingdom, which supports Palestinian statehood, says it hopes normalisation would ease Palestinians’ lives. But during an address at the United Nations General Assembly, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said peace can prevail in the Middle East only when Palestinians have full, legitimate and national rights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition has been adamant in making no concessions to the Palestinians. So where do Palestinians fit in as Arab-Israeli relationships change?
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- Mustafa Barghouti (@MustafaBarghoti), general secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative
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