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The EU reaction to settlements and security coordination reflects the PA betrayal of Palestine

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Two statements from the EU within a few days of each other portray the duplicity of its policy towards Palestine. With the two-state compromise always looming in the background as a reminder of how the international community never intended Palestinians to have their own state, let alone liberate themselves from Israel's colonial land grab, the EU is praising the Palestinian Authority's return to security coordination while condemning Israel's colonial expansion.

German Chancellor Angel Merkel was the latest European leader to comment about the PA's own brand of normalising relations with Israel. PA leader Mahmoud Abbas asserted the willingness to resume negotiations "in accordance with international legitimacy" and the intention to "strengthen our relations with the Arab countries." Befriending traitors at the expense of the Palestinian people is the PA's style, and this is the clearest-ever........

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