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  11/24/2011, Cheshvan 27, 5772

Right Hits Abbas for Agreeing with Hamas


Public Information and Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli-Yoel Edelstein reacted, Thursday, to comments coming out of reconciliation talks between Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal by saying, "The significance of Abu-Mazen's declaration that he has no difference of opinion with Hamas is that he accepts the aggressive nature of Hamas, as well as the terror methods it uses against Israel, and supports the killing of innocent civilians."

Member of Knesset Aryeh Eldad (National Union) said that from Thursday on, the government of Israel must relate to the Palestinian Authority as it does to Hamas and to characterize it as an open terror entity and enemy.

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