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  Iyar 18, 5778 , 03/05/18

New York Times: Let Abbas’s vile words be his last as Palestinian leader

The editorial board of the New York Times wrote on Wednesday, "Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, shed all credibility as a trustworthy partner if the Palestinians and Israelis ever again have the nerve to try negotiations," as a result of his speech on Monday, which contained "reprehensible anti-Semitic myths and conspiracy theories".

Citing Abbas's leadership failures, the board concluded, "Palestinians need a leader with energy, integrity and vision, one who might have a better chance of achieving Palestinian independence and enabling both peoples to live in peace."

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