Palestinians celebrate Trump’s defeat: ‘An evil has distanced itself from us’

Former PA foreign minister marks ’salvation‘ from Trump era

Ramallah and Gaza leaders euphoric about loathed incumbent’s loss, though unsure how a Biden administration will advance their cause

„Palestinians hailed the defeat of US President Donald Trump in glowing terms on Saturday night, with some calling it the end of “the worst era” for the Palestinian cause.
“There has never been anything worse than the Trump era. Salvation from it is an achievement,” said Nabil Shaath, a key aide to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and a former PA foreign minister.
Senior Palestinian Liberation Organization official Hanan Ashrawi cheered what she called a “detrumped” United States.“ (…)

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