Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said that Israeli policies would lead to an explosion.

Abbas made the statement during a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, reported the official Palestinian Wafa news agency.

“The continuation of these Israeli measures will lead to an explosion of the situation,” Abbas said, according to Wafa.

According to the report, Abbas blamed Israeli “unilateral measures such as settlements, confiscation of land, demolishing homes, expelling Palestinians from Jerusalem, abusing prisoners,” and more.

This comes a couple of days after Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met at his private residence in Rosh Ha’ayin with Abbas, leaving many Israelis in shock.

JNS

Support
Jewish News Syndicate


With geographic, political and social divides growing wider, high-quality reporting and informed analysis are more important than ever to keep people connected.

Our ability to cover the most important issues in Israel and throughout the Jewish world—without the standard media bias—depends on the support of committed readers.

If you appreciate the value of our news service and recognize how JNS stands out among the competition, please click on the link and make a one-time or monthly contribution.

We appreciate your support.