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  6/13/2014, Sivan 15, 5774

UN Praises Abbas for 'Fast and Firm' Condemnation

The United Nations expressed hope on Thursday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) will soon assume responsibilities of the security organizations in Gaza and unite them, Kol Yisrael radio reported.

A deputy speaker for the UN Secretary General, Farhan Haq, reportedly praised what he termed the "fast and firm" condemnation of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas following this week’s rocket attacks on southern Israel.