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Palestinians Threaten To Suspend Talks If U.S. Closes PLO Mission

The U.S. says the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., must close because the Palestinians violated U.S. law by calling for Israel to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court.
The State Department says the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Washington, D.C., must close under a little-known provision in U.S. law that forbids it from requesting Israelis be prosecuted for crimes against Palestinians. Source: Mandel Ngan

The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to cease communication with the United States if the White House closes its diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., lodging a potential thorn in President Trump's plans for Mideast peace.

The State Department says the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization must close under a little-known provision

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