PA to demand IDF stop entering Shechem, Jenin at Jordan summit

Published date26 February 2023
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
The Israeli side will be represented at the summit by National Security Adviser Tzachi Hanegbi, Director Ronen Bar, the director of the Foreign Ministry, Ronen Levi, and the Coordinator of Government Activities in Judea and Samaria Ghassan Alian

The Palestinian Authority will be represented by Hussein Al-Sheikh, Secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, and by PA intelligence chief Majed Faraj.

The PA will demand that the US guarantee the agreements which are reached so as to have a mechanism to turn to if Israel violates the agreements.

Israel has no intention of agreeing to many of the PA's demands, which include stopping its military operations in Shechem (Nablus) and Jenin, cancellation of its decision to normalize nine Jewish outposts in Judea and Samaria, and freezing all Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria.

The Americans propose to establish a joint mechanism in which Israel will coordinate its military operations with the PA. A US representative would participate in this mechanism. The Israeli government is less than enthused about this proposal.

In addition to Jordan and the US, Egypt...

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