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Hamas sets sights on PLO president – ​​Middle East Monitor

Prominent Hamas leader Khaled Meshal visited his parents’ grave in the Jordanian capital Amman on Friday afternoon, saying his presence in the Jordanian capital Amman may not be linked to the political agenda. Political and media signs were shown to call attention to the fact that there is. It also suggested that Meshal and Hamas were unwilling to cross the boundaries set for such visits, especially considering there are no official or political ties between Hamas and the Jordanian government.

local online newspaper ammon news Quoting the words of Meshal when visiting his parents’ tombs in Jordan, he said, “God has allowed me to visit. I pray to God to have mercy on the souls of my parents and raise them up to the highest paradise.” ‘ said.

Meshal made a surprise trip to Amman on Thursday without a clear political agenda. Local media reports cited a well-informed Palestinian source that Meshar intends to meet some friends during a visit to the Jordanian capital.

In this context, Jordan may have begun trying to become an effective player, either as part of the Palestinian political and organizational component or in the PLO file.

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In the Palestinian territories occupied in 1948, there were signs that Jordan was also in contact with its leaders or wished to consult with the leaders of the Arab component.

There appears to have been contact with prominent figures in the Arab community of occupied Palestine, including Dr. Ahmed Tibi and other members of the Knesset, including Sheikh Abbas Mansur. There may also be contact with Sheikhrad his Salah, the leader of the Islamic movement in the occupied territories in 1948.

The Jordanian government and authorities appear to be trying to track important developments in Palestinian internal files. Palestinian sources firmly believe that Hamas has its sights set on the presidency of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO).

Palestinian sources say Hamas does not want to compete with the Fatah movement or other Palestinian factions for primary influence in the West Bank, but the movement’s eyes are on the heightened power within the PLO’s leadership. destined for a position

Closed door contact with Jordan appears to have been discussed on multiple levels. These contacts may also be aimed at protecting Jordan’s interests in the event of developments in the Palestinian situation.



https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20220813-hamas-has-sights-set-on-plo-presidency/ Hamas sets sights on PLO president – ​​Middle East Monitor

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