The just-concluded Fatah general assembly, (in which the organization met for the first in about 20 years) rejected recognition of the Jewish State. This was no surprise. It has always been the Palestinian position. In a recent interview with PLO (Fatah) officials prior to the meeting:
JERUSALEM – "Senior members of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah have announced that their group will never recognize Israel and will continue to call for war against Israel.“Fatah does not recognize Israel’s right to exist, nor have we ever asked others to do so,” said senior Fatah member Rafik Natsheh, a close associate of Abbas.Media reports, according to which Fatah has recognized Israel and has called on Hamas to do the same, are false, Natsheh said in an interview with the pan-Arab daily Al-Quds Al-Arabi. “It’s all media nonsense. We don’t ask other factions to recognize Israel; we ourselves do not recognize Israel,” he said."- moreThese are the Abbas, West Bank, Palestinian Authority "moderates"!