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  7/30/2013, Av 23, 5773

Abbas: There Will be No Israelis in 'Palestine'


Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas declared on Monday that "the Palestinian state that will be established will not include a single Israeli, soldier or civilian." Abbas, who arrived in Egypt for a brief visit, told journalists that he favored the presence an international force in the future Palestinian state, similar to the forces in Sinai, Lebanon and Syria. He added, "East Jerusalem will be the capital of the Palestinian state."

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