At the same time as the new Swedish government under Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has announced that it will recognize Palestine as a sovereign country – as part of a two-state solution, says Löfven – an opinion poll shows that most Palestinians reject the two-state solution.
If Palestinians were to choose between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, Haniyeh would come out on top with 55% against 38% for Abbas. Interestingly, Haniyeh has a bigger following on the West Bank – 57% against 33% for Abbas – than he can muster back in Hamas-controlled Gaza, where 50% would vote for Haniyeh and 47% for Abbas.
The poll was conducted September 25-27 by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research.
The majority of Palestinians that support the terror organization Hamas can hardly be unaware of its policy…