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The Day Newt Met Yasser Arafat To Discuss Creating Palestinian State

by FTMDaily.com on December 15, 2011 · 0 comments

Palestinian President Yasser Arafat (L) shakes hands with US House speaker Newt Gingrich, 27 May in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Arafat met Gingrich despite Palestinian fury over the US politician's outspoken pro-Israel stance in stalled peace talks.(Ha’aretz) After Gingrich says Palestinians ‘invented,’ picture emerges of U.S. Presidential hopeful with Yasser Arafat. 

The Huffington Post receives a photograph of the two from an unnamed political operative, in which the Republican and former Palestinian President are seen shaking hands.

A few days after U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich thrust himself into controversy by declaring that the Palestinians are an “invented” people who want to destroy Israel , a picture of him emerged embracing former Palestinian Yasser Arafat in 1993, when Gingrich was House minority whip.

The Huffington Post quoted the source, who upon sending the picture said the meeting between Gingrich and Arafat followed a meeting with 20 to 25 House leaders over coffee. “Jotting notes down in a yellow pad, Gingrich used the meeting to pitch Arafat on how best to actually construct a Palestinian state.” The source said that Gingrich told Arafat “’look, here is what I think you need – an economic plan – and here is how it will work.” 

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