The U.S. Embassy said taht visas are not denied for political reasons.
Ambassador Husam Zomlot’s children, ages 7 and 5, were pulled out of school and sent back to Ramallah, the PLO said in a statement.
The Trump Administration ordered the close of the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington D.C.
The administration’s decision to side with the PLO in a lawsuit “hurts the American terror victims,” ZOA president Mort Klein said.
Many in the country’s intelligence apparatus quoted the Talmud: “If someone comes to kill you, rise up and kill him first.”
The reception, titled “A Bethlehem Christmas on the Hill,” had been scheduled for Wednesday.
It had been the first time in decades that the State Department refused to renew permission for the PLO to operate its D.C. office.
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The State Department says that they may ervisit the issue if the Palestinian Authority enters peace negotiations with Israel.
“Our goal is the end of Israel…We don’t want peace. We want war and victory,” the Palestinian mission to Colombia tweeted.