Palestinian PM Condemns Israeli Ban on Palestinian Products

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Ramallah, 12 Jumadil Akhir 1437/22 March 2016 (MINA) – Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said that the latest Israeli decision to prevent products of five Palestinian food companies from entering the East Jerusalem (Al-Quds) market is a “political arbitrary decision.”

“Israel continues attempts to isolate Jerusalem from its surrounding and obliterate its identity, until it recently decided to ban the products of five large Palestinian companies from access into Jerusalem city and monopolize the market for its products,” Hamdallah said at a local food exhibit in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Shanghai Daily reported.

He warned of the consequences of the Israeli violations to all norms and commercial treaties and attempts to destroy the Palestinian economy, saying that if Israel does not respect economic treaties, then the Palestinians will do the same.

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Hamdallah called on world powers to intervene to “bind Israel to signed agreements, “otherwise we will have to treat it with reciprocity and ban its products from our markets.”

Last week, Palestinian sources said Israel banned the products of five large Palestinian food companies from access into East Jerusalem (Al-Quds), mainly dairy and cold cuts products, and added that the decision threatens the companies with losses exceeding one billion. (T/P4/R07)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)