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  Iyar 23, 5777 , 19/05/17

Abbas working to end terrorist hunger strike

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas is trying to apply pressure through international sources to put an end to the ongoing hunger strike by terrorist prisoners in Israel, the PA official in charge of prisoner affairs said on Thursday.

Issa Karaka said, according to a report in Haaretz, that it is currently not possible to discuss serious negotiations to solve the crisis.

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