Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood Slams Summit, Says Intifada Must Go On
Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood on Monday said the results of the weekend Arab summit were a "calamity" that did not reflect the wishes of the Arab people to sever all ties with Israel.
"This summit and its decisions were a huge failure and a flagrant calamity for the people in Arab cities and towns," it said in a statement received here.
The October 21-22 summit in Cairo failed to "fill the gap between governments and the people", it added.
The Muslim group called on the Palestinian people "to pursue their Intifada," or uprising, against Israel.
It also "urged Arab governments to cut all ties with the Israeli enemy".
The summit harshly denounced Israel and blamed it for the more than three weeks of violence in the Palestinian territories, where more than 130 people, mostly Arabs, have been killed by Israeli gunfire.
The summit pledged financial aid for the Palestinian people totaling one billion dollars but fell short of severing all links with the Jewish state, which is bound by peace treaties to Egypt and Jordan -- AMMAN (AFP)
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