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Saudi crown prince met leaders of right-wing Jewish organisations in US

By INS Correspondent , in World , at March 30, 2018

Srinagar: Mohammad Bin Salman the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has met right-wing Jewish organisations during his tour of the United States, Aljazeera reported.

According to Aljazeera MBS has met leaders of AIPAC, Stand Up for Israel (ADL) and the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA).

“The groups, which have donated millions to illegal settlement building and the fight against BDS (the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement,” report said.

BDS is a Palestinian support movement.

The report referrd to to a leaked copy of his itinerary, Haaretz reported that MBS also met with leaders from the Conference of Presidents, B’nai B’rith and the American Jewish Committee (AJC).

“AIPAC, ADL and the JFNA have long targeted BDS, a non-violent movement that seeks to economically pressure Israel into providing equal rights and a right of return to Palestinians,” report said.

Some of the pro-Israel US groups have spent millions in lobbying for the Combating BDS Act, a bill that seeks to stifle BDS.



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