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September 24, 2013 7:30 am

Steinitz Says ‘Say it in Arabic’ after Abbas Condemns Murder of IDF Soldiers in English

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations. Photo: UN.

i24 News – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday condemned the killing of two Israel soldiers by Palestinians in recent days. Speaking to a gathering of Jewish leaders in New York, where he is attending the annual UN General Assembly, Abbas lamented the killing of Sgts. Gal Gabriel Kobi and Tomer Hazan in separate incidents over the past week and condemned all instances of violence against citizens.

Abbas, who addressed the murders for the first time, said he expected Israel, in return, to condemn the killing of four Palestinians who had died from Israeli army fire in recent weeks.

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