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  7/10/2014, Tammuz 12, 5774

Report: Abbas Expects Ground Operation Thursday Evening

Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority claimed, Thursday evening, that the Israeli cabinet has approved the introduction of ground troops in Operation Protective Edge, according to Channel 2 Television. The station said Abbas was convinced that the ground operation will start in the coming hours.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was scheduled to issue a statement following the cabinet meeting.

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