State of Palestine: Protesters rallying against Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ met with tear gas

Thousands of Palestinians protested against US President Donald Trump's proposed peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The protest started at the northern entrance of the cities of Ramallah and Al-Bireh, Israeli forces used tear gas to disperse the protesters. Footage shows protesters fleeing as tear gas engulfed the demonstration. Medics can be seen administering first aid to those... Еще affected by the tear gas. «We cannot accept it [the 'Deal of the Century'], and it cannot be realized as long as the Palestinian people are united [in refusing it],» said Youssef Karajeh, the Chairman of Popular Resistance Committee of the PLO. Secretary of Fatah Movement in Ramallah Mowaffaq Sehwail said that «the Palestinian people are ready to sacrifice their blood for sticking to the Palestinian cause, and for having Jerusalem to be the capital of Palestine.» On Tuesday, Trump unveiled his fabled 'deal of the century', a set of proposals to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, alongside Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in Washington DC. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas rejected the plan with «a thousand no's,» as being one-sided in favour of Israel.

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