Palestinian archbishop to American students: US embassy move "is an act of provocation that no Palestinian, Arab, or free person in the world can accept"
Wattan (independent Palestinian news agency)‎ - Jan. 18, 2017

 
Headline: “Archbishop Hanna: We oppose the transfer of the American embassy to Jerusalem and we will not succumb to extortion”
     “Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Sebastia Atallah Hanna emphasized that the Palestinian people will not succumb to any extortion or pressures whose goal is to harm its determination, its honor, and its national founding principles, which are not up for negotiation under any circumstances.
During the reception that Archbishop Hanna held today, Wednesday [Jan. 18, 2017], for a delegation of American students who arrived in the Palestinian territories from a number of universities in the US… Archbishop Hanna updated the delegation regarding the situation in the Palestinian territories, and particularly in Jerusalem. He expressed his opposition and the opposition of the Palestinian people to the threats of the new American administration to transfer the American embassy to Jerusalem. He said: ‘This is a threat that we hope will not happen. This is an act of provocation that no Palestinian, Arab, or free person in the world can accept.’”