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February 26, 2012 2:55 pm

Netanyahu Slams Abbas Speech on Jerusalem

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas at the conference on Jerusalem. Photo: qatarconferences.org.

YNet – The Prime Minister’s Office on Sunday blasted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for his declaration that Jerusalem has always been and will remain an Arab city.

Abbas made the remark earlier Sunday in a speech at the International Conference for the Defense of Jerusalem in Doha, Qatar. The Palestinian leader promised to “encourage Arabs and Muslims to visit Jerusalem in order to strengthen our hold on the city, and to establish the Palestinian culture and heritage sites.”

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