The Palestinian government rejected on Thursday a US-led conference on Middle East peace due to take place next week in Warsaw.
They branded it an
The joint US-Polish conference will be held on Feb.13 and 14 and host ministers from across the globe.
The Palestinians were not invited to the meeting amid a breakdown of relations with the United States.
Among those expected
to attend are Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Donald
Trump, senior advisors Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, and Mike Pompeo.
The Palestinian foreign ministry in a statement labelled the meeting “an American conspiracy intended to get the participants to adopt the U.S. views on the Middle Eastern issues, particularly the Israeli-Palestine conflict.
The Palestinians have refused to talk to the Trump administration.
The U.S. President
Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December 2017.
The Palestinians want the eastern part of the disputed city as the capital of their future state.
government statement said, Washington’s pro-Israel bias meant the US could no
longer be the main mediator in the Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.