The Palestinians have long threatened Israel to either adopt the two-state solution or the one-state solution, provided that the Palestinians are given full citizenship rights, both civil and political.
Also on Monday, a hospital in Gaza was forced to stop services after it ran out of fuel, the health ministry said, in a further example of a severe electricity shortage facing the blockaded Palestinian enclave.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday called for the African Union and its member states to play a role in a multilateral mechanism for the peace process between the Palestinians and Zionist Regime.
Those joining Monday's strike said the US funding cut would worsen hardship in the Gaza Strip, and they marched to the United Nations headquarters in Gaza City waving Palestinian flags and brandishing banners that read "Dignity is priceless". It is natural that Abbas responded this way and refused to meet with Pence, he added.
"Their family foundation has donated to Israeli settlements, they are very pro-Israel", the writer told RT.
"This decision is aimed at punishing Palestinian political leaders and forcing them to make political concessions", said Eric Schwartz, president of Refugees International and a former U.S. assistant secretary of state.
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