Bibi: Palestinian Public Must Hear Abbas Condemn Itamar Attack

By Haaretz Service

Published March 14, 2011.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to express to the Palestinian public his condemnation of the deadly attack at a West Bank settlement over the weekend.

In an interview with Israel Radio earlier Monday, Abbas called the stabbing of five members of a family at the settlement of Itamar a despicable, immoral and inhuman act.

“A human being is not capable of something like that,” Abbas told the radio. “Scenes like these - the murder of infants and children and a woman slaughtered - cause any person endowed with humanity to hurt and to cry.”

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