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PA to request Interpol arrest 15 Palestinians, including Dahlan

October 3, 2017 at 9:25 am

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is preparing files for 15 Palestinian abroad to ask the internal police organization Interpol to arrest them, the names include that of dismissed Fatah leader Mohamed Dahlan, AlKhaleej Online reported yesterday.

The news website said that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is using the newly obtained membership to achieve personal gains as he plans to arrest his rival Dahlan, who was dismissed from Fatah after he exposed cases of corruption involving Abbas’ sons.

Interpol accepted the State of Palestine’s membership on 27 September by 75 vote for, 24 against and 34 abstentions.

Interpol is the largest police organisation with 190 member states.

According to AlKhaleej Online, the PA promised the United States that it would never seek the arrest of Israeli officials involved in crimes against the Palestinians.

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