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Mahmoud Abbas Says He May Cut Security Ties to Israel Over Settlement Push

Palestinian 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 occupied West Bank

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Mahmoud Abbas Says He May Cut Security Ties to Israel Over Settlement Push

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