(ANSAmed) – TEL AVIV, JUNE 25 – A general strike is being held in Gaza and demonstrations in the West Bank. As previously announced, Palestinian demonstrators on Tuesday morning protested against a seminar that opened today in Manama, Bahrain, on the economic aspects of a peace plan proposed by US President Donald Trump. The event was denounced by President Abu Mazen who, together with Hamas in Gaza, called for a boycott.
In Nablus, Bethlehem, Hebron and Jericho, in the West Bank, demonstrations are scheduled on Tuesday against the Seminar and the Peace Plan proposed by the US administration. In Gaza on Tuesday morning stores, public offices and universities were empty after Hamas organized a strike. Hamas in the evening has also organized a public conference to denounce aspects if the economic plan, which is worth 50 billion dollars in aid, currently being discussed in Manama. The demonstrations will continue on Wednesday in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.