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August 19, 2014 9:06 pm

Abbas Says Hamas Actions Threaten Unity Government

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sits with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas before they meet and celebrate iftar, the breaking of the daily fast during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, in Amman, Jordan, on July 16, 2013. Photo: U.S. Department of State.

Ynet – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas replied to Shin Bet claims Monday, that Hamas was responsible for attempts to incite a third intifada in the West Bank and topple the Palestinians Authority government, saying that he was following the reports with great concern.

Abbas warned that the developing information posed a serious threat to the future of the Palestinian Unity government. In his statement, the Palestinian leader repeatedly stressed the name Hamas to more severly highlight the organization behind the foiled attempt some are calling a coup.

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