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Abbas, Rivlin address European Parliament

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Published: 25 June 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

If occupation ends, so will terror worldwide, Abbas tells EU – Tamar Pileggi - The Times of Israel 23.06.16
PA leader repeats antisemitic hoax but again offers to restart Tripartite Committee on Incitement. Rivlin rejects French initiative, regrets Abbas wouldn’t meet with him in Brussels.
[The Tripartite Committee on Incitement (USA, Israel, Palestinians) was part of the Wye River Agreement (1998) but has been moribund. Abbas recently acknowledged that Palestinian incitement exists and called for the Commission to be reactivated. Israel refuses, probably because a revived Commission would address not only Palestinian but also Israeli incitement, undermining Netanyahu’s contention that all guilt lies with the Palestinians and Israel is blameless.]
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Abbas retracts charge that rabbis called to poison Palestinian water – The Jerusalem Post/Reuters 25.06.16
PLO issues statement of retraction after the PA president made the unsubstantiated charge in an address to the European Parliament.

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