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Abbas, Fatah condemn terror attacks in Paris, ignoring Palestinian terror attacks ‎against Israelis

     "The Palestinian presidency offered its solidarity and sympathy with the French ‎government, following the string of ‘terrorist attacks’ that hit Paris late Friday.‎
According to media outlets, terror attacks targeted different locations in Paris, leaving at ‎least 150 killed, and scores others injured. Following the attacks, the French ‎government declared a state of emergency and closed its borders.‎
The Palestinian presidency reported on President Mahmoud Abbas as condemning ‎what he described as 'terror attacks, affirming his full support for France in face of ‎terrorism and stressing the need for the international community to take a stand and ‎confront such terrorist attacks that lead to a spike in tension.‎
Abbas offered his condolences to his French counterpart, François Hollande, and to ‎the families of the victims of the terror attacks, wishing the sick a speedy recovery.‎
Meanwhile, Fatah faction, also expressed its strong condemnation of the ‘heinous ‎terror attacks that took place in Paris last night killing and wounding dozens of ‎innocent people.’‎
‎“Our people are deeply shocked and angered, but mostly saddened by these events ‎aimed at hitting civil life in the wonderful city of Paris. We express sympathy and ‎solidarity with France as a whole as well as to the victims’ families.”‎
A statement issued by Fatah read: “As people who suffer daily aggressions by Israel ‎we understand the suffering of the injured and the families of those who were killed in ‎cold blood. Palestinians know the bitter taste of losing beloved ones as the Israeli army ‎is killing civilians in Palestine almost by the hour.”‎
‎“We know that restoring peace and stability in the Middle East is the first step to dry up ‎the sources of terrorism throughout the world,” said the statement, stressing that, “It is ‎time to end the brutal Israeli occupation which breeds violence in the entire world.”‎
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