During a meeting here with leaders of the Fatah movement from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Abbas said he appreciates the growth of popular, soft and peaceful resistance in Nablus and surrounding villages against Israeli settlers, the official said. Palestinian. reported the news agency (WAFA).
Abbas called on all involved Palestinian authorities to provide all forms of support to strengthen the resistance of the Palestinians in Nablus against Israel, while stressing the importance of adhering to the law and preserving civil peace.
Fatah leaders briefed Abbas on the situation in Nablus and the daily raids by Israeli army forces on the city, its villages and refugee camps, as well as attacks by settlers on Palestinians under the protection of Israeli soldiers. .
The villages around Nablus witness daily clashes between Palestinian and Israeli soldiers and settlers as part of the activities carried out by the Popular Resistance Committees against the settlements and the confiscation of Palestinian land.
In 2000, Palestinian Popular Resistance Committees were formed in the West Bank to deal with violations by Israeli settlers, mainly in villages in the northern West Bank.
Israel occupied the West Bank in 1967 and has established settlements there ever since, which is considered a violation of international law and has long been a major source of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. ■