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Palestinian diplomat: 'No honor' in Arab rush to normalization

The Palestinian Authority withdraws its chairmanship of the Arab League.

Palestine gave up its chairmanship of the Arab League on Tuesday in protest of the United Arab Emirates' and Bahrain’s normalization agreements with Israel.

The Palestinian Authority (PA) was due to head the Arab League into 2021. However, PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Tuesday that they have now stopped their chairmanship. “There is no honor in seeing Arabs rush toward normalization,” he said, according to Reuters.

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