Exclusive| Fatah’s Revolutionary Council recommends Marwan Bargouthi for PLC leadership

The FRC’s move comes to prevent Barghouthi from running for President

Occupied West Bank (QNN)- A source told QNN that Fatah’s Revolutionary Council (FRC) recommended Marwan Barghouthi to represent the movement in the next legislative elections.

The source, which demanded anonymity, revealed that the FRC recommended to the movement’s central committee to put Marwan Barghouthi at the top of Fatah’s candidates for the Legislative Council.

The FRC’s move comes to prevent Barghouthi from running for President.

The source added that the FRC demanded to be responsible for approving the names of the candidates after being chosen by the Central Committee, noting that the committee’s response has not been identified yet.

FRC member Abdullah Abdullah had said that Barghouthi previously rejected a suggestion by Hussein Sheikh to be on the top of Fatah’s list.

“I don’t know if there is any recommendation by the FRC but he [Barghouthi] has rejected a suggestion by Hussein Sheikh in this regard”, Abdullah had told QNN.

Meanwhile, member of the FRC Hatem Abdel Qader had said that Barghouthi does not intend to be on the top of any PLC candidates list, stressing that he wants to run for President “as polls confirm that he is more likely to win.”

(Source / 15.03.2021)

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