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  6/11/2014, Sivan 13, 5774

Abbas Asks UN to Intervene in Prisoner Hunger Strike Crisis

Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas turned to the member countries of the United Nations Security Council- except for Australia, in a request to intervene “In the crisis of the imprisoned terrorists enacting a hunger strike,” Haaretz reports.

The reports indicate that the request was transmitted via formal letter written in Abbas’s name and signed by chairman of peace talks negotiations, Saeeb Erakat.