Marwan Al-Barghouti could be successor to current Palestinian President – sources

Marwan Al-Barghouti
Marwan Al-Barghouti. (Photo: Twitter)
AMMAN — According to unnamed sources Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas now believes that Marwan Al-Barghouti, a member of the Fatah Central Committee and of the Palestinian Legislative Council could be his successor.اضافة اعلان

According to sources, Abbas is now seeking reconciliation between the current Fatah leadership and leaders of the Barghouti camp within the movement, i24 News reported.

One source added that Abbas has made it clear that Barghouti might be the most suitable figure to push the Palestinian cause onto the international agenda.

The same source highlighted that security leaders close to the Palestinian president might be ready to accept this reality would soon need and contacts are expected to begin to those affiliated with the Barghouti movement.

The source believed that Barghouti for president may put Israel in a corner with the international community since he has been in an Israeli prison since 2002.

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