Mahmoud Abbas Convinced Israel To Continue Strike On Gaza
05 Oct 09
According to Lebanese news-network Al Tayyar
Palestinian news sources have described that the existence of a video was truly behind the Palestinian Authority’s decision to withdraw support for the draft resolution (i.e Goldstone Report) from the UN Human Rights Council on violations in the recent Israeli war on the Gaza Strip.
The news sources said that a meeting took place in Washington recently, between the representatives of the Palestinian Authority and Israeli delegation on the situation of the report, sources pointed out that representatives initially rejected the Israeli request not to pass on the report, and kept their position, until the Colonel Eli Avraham threatened to display a video file of a dialogue which took place between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak in the presence of the former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni.
According to the same sources, Abbas appeared in the video trying to persuade Barack to continue the war on Gaza.
Sources pointed out that Ofarham also introduced to the delegation of authority to record a telephone conversation between the Director of the Office of the Israeli Chiefs of Staff Dov Weisglass and Tayeb Abdel Rahim, secretary general of the Palestinian presidency, who said that conditions are ripe and ready to have the Israeli army enter Jabalia and the beach, adding that the fall of the camps will end the rule of the the Islamic Resistance (Hamas) in Gaza Strip, and to pay for them to raise the white flag.
According to the registration call Weisglass told Tayeb Abdel Rahim that this will cause the fall of thousands of civilians, Abdul Rahim replied, that “all of them elected Hamas, so they have chosen their own destiny, not us.“
The same sources said that the Israeli delegation threatened the representatives with the presentation material recorded before the United Nations and the media, prompting the delegation of authority to approve the Israeli request. Abbas wrote a written pledge not to approve the granting of a license to any State who chooses to adopt the Goldstone report.