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Abbas welcomes delegation from Neturei Karta, fringe anti-Zionist Jewish group, and praises them

“The President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, received a delegation from the Jewish ‘Neturei Karta’ movement (i.e., extremist anti-Zionist ultra-Orthodox Jews who deny Israel's right to exist until the Messiah comes) participating in the [ceremony] marking the tenth anniversary of President Yasser Arafat’s death as a Martyr (Shahid). The President praised the movement’s positions and its support of the Palestinian people’s right to self-definition and an independent state. His Excellency [Abbas] emphasized that these positions would help achieve peace and stability in the holy lands and in the entire region.”