Palestinians have started to express objections and opposition to an OECD meeting that opened yesterday in Jerusalem — after months of public announcements and preparations.
The OECD – Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development – is a Paris-based international organization grouping economically-developed countries who are also considered “democracies”.
A public meeting has been called in Ramallah this afternoon to discuss the international law aspects of the meeting.
The decision to convene the tourism conference in Jerusalem was announced in mid-June — four months ago. It takes months and months of preparations to hold such a conference.
Why did it take the Palestinians so long to organize their response? The conference was already in its second day when Palestinian officials called for its cancellation…