PA President Mahmoud Abbas said he had accepted Ashrawi's resignation.
Some call move capitulation while others cite unilateral decision-making, with public complaints quickly followed by arrests
Palestinian journalist Aseel Sulieman, meanwhile, denied that she had been suspended from her work after strongly criticizing the PA over its decision to restore ties with Israel.
Ashrawi also took aim at the Trump administration's willingness to provide separate designations of products coming from the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
He announced a month ago he had contracted the coronavirus, and died on Tuesday after three weeks in a coma in an Israeli hospital in Jerusalem.
Sudan will be the third Arab nation to normalize ties with Israel.
He fought for peace, but never lived to see it
While the Palestinian leadership does not oppose practical ties with Israel – even formally acknowledging its existence, it does not accept its right to exist.
The Strategic Affairs Ministry said that it is too soon to tell if there will be significant changes in the PLO's current conduct or if the meeting was primarily intended to send internal messages.