Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes diplomatic office in Washington

Potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine Trump’s bid for peaceRex Tillerson says Palestinians ran afoul of obscure provision in US law

The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington. The potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine Donald Trump’s bid for Middle East peace – a mission he has handed his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

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