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  6/8/2014, Sivan 10, 5774

Abbas Prays for 'Comprehensive and Just Peace'

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas called on Sunday for a "comprehensive and just peace" with Israel at a joint prayer with President Shimon Peres and Pope Francis, according to Agence France Presse.

Abbas said, "O Lord, bring comprehensive and just peace to our country and region so that our people and the peoples of the Middle East and the whole world would enjoy the fruit of peace, stability and coexistence."