Abbas believes Trump’s peace deal will be thwarted

PA chairman makes clear the Palestinians will continue to oppose President Trump’s “Deal of the Century”.

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that the Palestinian Arabs face many challenges, and primarily the so-called “Deal of the Century”, as the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the PA has come to be known

Speaking at a meeting with members of the new cabinet headed by Mohammad Shtayyeh, Abbas predicted that in the end, “nothing will remain of it (the Deal of the Century) and there will be no announcement about it.”