Report: Abbas Refuses Phone Call From Kushner

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - JUNE 21: In this handout image provided by the Palestinian Press Office (PPO), Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) meets with Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, on June 21, 2017 in Ramallah, West Bank. Kushner is in the Middle East to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. (Photo by Thaer Ghanaim/PPO via Getty Images)

Arab media reported on Wednesday that Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas had refused a phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner.

According to the report, Abbas’s secretary referred Kushner to a Palestine Liberation Organization representative in Washington. The move came in response to the American threat to close the PLO’s mission in Washington.

Read more at Arutz Sheva.



  1. According to the PA the call wasn’t taken:
    1. It was a collect call
    2. Abbas was driving at the time
    3. Abbas was winning at candy crush
    4. Abbas had the phone on mosque mode


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