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  7/7/2014, Tammuz 9, 5774

Abbas Calls for UN to Investigate 'Settler Crimes'

Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday called on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to form an international committee to monitor and investigate what he referred to as “crimes by Israeli settlers.”

The WAFA news agency reported that, during a meeting with UN Special Coordinator to the Middle East Robert Serry in Ramallah, Abbas gave Serry an urgent letter to deliver to Ban.