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  תמוז 3, 5774 , 01/07/14

Abbas Asked Israel Not to Take Military Revenge

The Palestinian Authority (PA) government in Ramallah, north of Jerusalem, is preparing, Tuesday, for the possibility of a widespread Israeli military response to Monday's finding of the bodies of three teens who were abducted on June 12th. PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas sent a message to Israel, via American mediation, asking Israel not to undertake a military revenge operation in response to the murders.

Sky News in Arabic reported, Monday evening, that Abbas held feverish contact with Washington and European countries to dissuade Israel from taking military action.

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