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  5/9/2014, Iyar 9, 5774

Abbas: Hamas Not Asked to Recognize Israel

Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (PA) said, Thursday evening, that the Hamas terror group has not been asked to recognize Israel and will not be part of a transitional government that is to be built soon.

Interviewed by PA television, Abbas repeated his contention that the interim government will recognize Israel and condemn violence and terror.

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