Fatah spokesman: Israel views Quartet report as a "green light to continue its terror, violence, incitement, and theft of our lands"
Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency) - July 6, 2016

 
Headline: “[Fatah Spokesman Osama] Al-Qawasmi: Israel viewed the Quartet report as a green light to act violently against the Palestinian people”
     “The Fatah Movement said that the Israeli occupation state viewed the Quartet (i.e., Middle East Quartet: US, EU, Russia, and UN) report that is slanted in its favor as a green light to increase its violence against and oppression of the Palestinian people, and to continue its colonial settlement project, whose purpose is to uproot the Palestinians from their lands and homes for the benefit of the settlers who are stealing our land and property by force of weapons.
[Fatah Spokesman Osama] Al-Qawasmi clarified in a press statement that those who phrased the Quartet report ignored the suffering of the Palestinian people and international law, described our legal struggle against the Israeli settlement, occupation, and racism as incitement and violence, and ignored the real incitement and the organized state terror that Israel perpetrates against the Palestinian people, are the ones who at this moment are giving it (i.e., Israel) a green light to continue its terror, violence, incitement, and theft of our lands.”

Quartet report, July 1, 2016 – A report in which the Quartet (US, EU, Russia, and UN) reiterated its position that “a negotiated two-state outcome is the only way to achieve an enduring peace that meets Israeli security needs and Palestinian aspirations for statehood and sovereignty, ends the occupation that began in 1967, and resolves all permanent status issues.” The Quartet expressed its concern "that continuing on the current course will make this prospect increasingly remote," and listed – in this order - the three "trends" it believes are causing the failure of the peace process:
1. Palestinian violence, terror attacks against Israeli civilians, and incitement to violence
2. Israeli settlement and denial of Palestinian development
3. Hamas arms build-up and military activity, the PA’s lack of control of the Gaza Strip, and the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip
The Quartet also gave a number of recommendations.