The United States State Department removed Palestinian territories from the list of ‘Near east’ countries.
Palestine is non-existant.
In response, Dr. Saeb Erakat, Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization, replied “Cancelling Palestine (PA, territory ), from the State’s Dept list from the Middle East list , is not about US national interests . This is about advancing the agenda of the council of Israeli Settlers. Deciding not to see the truth, does not mean canceling it’s existence”