She also said the closure decision was consistent with us concerns about Palestinian attempts to prompt an investigation of Israel by the International Criminal Court.
The United States has accused Palestinian leaders of rejecting outright a still unseen USA peace plan, while in turn the Trump administration is viewed by the Palestinians as being biased in favour of Israel.
The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, threatening sanctions against its judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan.
The Palestinians accused the administration of dismantling decades of US engagement with them.
The move also comes as the US administration prepares to unveil a controversial Middle East peace plan known as the "Deal of the Century".
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki described on Tuesday President Donald Trump's decision to halt USA funding for the United Nations Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA as an attack on worldwide law.
Trump also recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moved the U.S. Embassy there, from Tel Aviv.
"With the closing of the PLO office in Washington, the American administration is not changing the rules of the game, but simply restoring them after years of neglect", Oren said.
Internationally-brokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have stalled since 2014 and Israeli settlements in the occupied territories have steadily expanded.
Wisma Putra said Malaysia further regarded the actions of the U.S. government as a humiliation to the Palestinians and their struggle for the right to self-determination.
Ashrawi said the Palestinian leadership was weighing its options, including ending security discussions with the U.S. Asked if the peace process was at its lowest point since Oslo, she went back further, to the time of Israel's birth: "This is the lowest point since 1948", she said.
"The U.S. threats against the ICC are a coup against the rules in the global system", he said.
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (Likud) said the PLO mission was only good at spreading hatred and incitement and made no effort to advance peace.
The Palestinian government said the ruling gave "occupation forces the authority to commit an global crime by forcibly displacing the 180 Palestinian citizens of Khan al-Ahmar".
The State Department announced this month that the United States is ending its decades of funding for the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees.
The court has been hobbled by the refusal of the U.S., Russia, China and other major nations to join.
Erekat stressed that the Palestinians are committed to the peace process on the basis of the two-state solution, but will not accept the current US administration team to be the peace mediator.
4 missing, 10 hurt after 2 boats collide, sink on Colorado River
Saturday when a northbound Hallet boat carrying 10 people collided with a southbound Sleekcraft with six aboard, officials said . The water carried all of them some distance down the river, some as far as three to five miles from the site of the collision.
Because the storm was so strong earlier in the week, it built up a wall of water which will push inland as the storm surge. More than 1.7 million people were warned to evacuate and get out of the way of the "life-threatening" storm's path.
Ramos is " sure of his performance " in Saturday's final but did not elaborate more , according to Tribuna Expresso . Naomi Osaka dropped by " The Ellen DeGeneres Show " on Wednesday, opening up about everything from her historic U.S.
The diminutive iPhone SE, with its 4-inch screen, is dropping from the iPhone stable, as is the 4.7-inch-screen iPhone 6s. It's faster, with a new 7nm A12 Bionic processor , has up to 512GB in storage and has dual-SIM support.
The new iPhones will still use Lightning, and what's odd about that is that Apple will continue to ship them with a 5W charger. New MacBook: The company is preparing a new lower-cost laptop with a 13-inch Retina display to succeed the MacBook Air.
The university said Sunday that it has issued a voluntary evacuation for students starting at noon Monday. East Coast this upcoming week with the potential of life-threatening flooding and gusty winds.
Kei Nishikori of Japan wins his quarter-final match against Marin Cilic of Croatia on day ten of the 2018 U.S. Millman went up 1-0 and eventually held a 4-3 edge in the second set, until Djokovic came roaring back.
Both players faltered down the stretch but Keegan tapped in for par when Rose missed his 4-foot par put today at 2:39pm EST. Spieth now faces potential sanctions from the PGA Tour for failing to play 25 events in the 2017-18 season.
Papadopolous' attorney argued in court Friday that Trump "hindered that investigation more " than Papadopoulos did. Moss, who also sentenced Papadopoulos to 200 hours of community service and 12 months of supervised release.
Start building new plants now. "And of course, the world needs both USA and China to prosper, for the world to do well". The company said on its website that it spent over $50 billion for goods purchased from USA suppliers a year ago .
Chrissy Teigen lays a congratulatory smooch on husband John Legend after he won his first Emmy Sunday, joining the EGOT club . It's an important step forward in racial diversity in the arts community, and a monumental achievement for John Legend .
On the forecast track, the center of Florence will move over the warm waters of the southwestern Atlantic Ocean through Wednesday. ET Friday, Florence's maximum sustained winds were about 60 miles per hour , according to the National Hurricane Center .
Mallya vs Jaitley: BJP goes all out against Rahul
My conscience is clear and (I) put nearly Rs 15,000 crore worth of assets on the table of the Karnataka High Court", he said. Clearly, Mallya was a flight risk and this decision had put Rs 9,400 crore of mostly public money at risk.
Trump Salutes Kim for N.Korean Parade without Nuclear Missiles
North Korea has long used parades to display the strength of its military, having most recently held one of February of this year. The guide said Kim Jung Un "appreciates lovely women and wants North Korean women to be the most attractive of all".
Tropical Storm Florence turns into a hurricane
The storm was expected to bring rain and high surf rising to rise up to 18 feet on east-facing shores of Hawaii Island and Maui. Olivia's motion is forecast to continue for the next couple of days, with a WSW turn anticipated by Tuesday.
Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Jailed
But Papadopoulos, referring to Sessions, said to CNN , "I remember that he was enthusiastic about a potential meeting". Papadopoulos was also sentenced to 13 months supervised released, 200 hours community service and a $9,500 fine.