Trump accused of provoking a ‘dangerous escalation’ as he closes Palestinian mission in Washington

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The United States has decided to shutter the Palestinian mission in Washington in the latest move against them by President Donald Trump, a Palestinian official said Monday, denouncing what he called a “dangerous escalation”. The closure comes as Trump seeks to force the Palestinian leadership, which has cut off contact with the White House, to negotiate with his team pursuing a plan for Middle East peace — something the US president has termed the “ultimate…

Source: Trump accused of provoking a ‘dangerous escalation’ as he closes Palestinian mission in Washington

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