Saudis Propose Palestinian Statehood Without Sovereignty

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Saudis Propose Palestinian Statehood Without Sovereignty

by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman)

How is that possible? Only by offering statehood in name only, not the real thing, an offer even longtime Israeli collaborator Abbas can't accept.

According to the New York Times, he met with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) in Riyadh.

"According to Palestinian, Arab and European officials who have heard Mr. Abbas's version of the conversation, (MBS) presented a plan that would be more tilted toward the Israelis than any ever embraced by the American government, one that presumably no Palestinian leader could ever accept," the Times reported.

It was an offer designed to be rejected. Palestinians would get the only type non-sovereign state Israel and Washington would accept.

It would be comprised of isolated bantustans on worthless scrubland, surrounded by expanding settlements encroaching on the
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