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Feb 17, 2020
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Jordanian MP Yahya Saud: Our Trade Unions Wouldn’t Even Tolerate Their Members Saying “Hello” to a Jew; Arabs Must Pressure Their Governments to Stop Normalizing Relations with Israel

#7831 | 01:24
Source: Jordanian TV

Jordanian MP Yahya Saud, the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Palestine, said in a February 17, 2020 interview on Jordan TV that the Arab people completely reject President Trump's Deal of the Century, and he called for the people to pressure their governments to stop all forms of normalization with Israel. He added: "The trade unions are very strict when it comes to normalization. I dare any lawyer, engineer, or doctor to say hello to a Jew. This is something that we reject completely."

Yahya Saud: "All the Arab peoples completely reject what Trump calls the 'Deal of the Century.' If you asked me whether the governments differ from the parliaments, I would have to say that they do. We Jordanians hear many times... My colleague here participates in conferences, and I am sure he hears people say: 'But you in Jordan are involved in normalization of times with Israel...' I say that our normalization with that entity is a 5-star-hotel-style normalization. I dare the Israeli ambassador... He drives around in his car. He goes around hiding like a mouse. He moves from one hall to another and from one car to another. We, the people, must exert pressure on these governments to make them stop all types of normalization. My colleague Mazen [Rashidat, head of the Bar Association,] and the trade unions are very strict when it comes to normalization. I dare any lawyer, engineer, or doctor to even say hello to a Jew. This is something that we reject completely."

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