Wednesday, February 8, 2017


Abbas: Israeli 'colonization' could force us to end security cooperation
By REUTERS / The Jerusalem Post

Mahmoud Abbas
PARIS - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday he could be forced to suspend security cooperation with Israel if the ramp-up of Israeli settlements continued.

"If the colonization continues, I would have no other choice, it would not be my fault," Abbas told France's Senate during a visit to Paris.

On Tuesday, he met President Francois Hollande, who voiced concern over a law retroactively legalizing about 4,000 settler homes built on privately owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

The Settlements Law, which was passed by the Knesset this Monday, comes a mere few weeks after the Israeli government announced its intention to allow the construction of some 5,000 new housing units in the West Bank. 
 
Read entire article and see the video here: http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Abbas-PA-could-end-security-cooperation-with-Israel-if-colonization-continues-480941

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