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Abbas to Morrocan Jewish delegation: “Despite all that is happening, we still hold our hand out to you, in order to establish peace and put an end to the loathing and [spilling] of blood between us”

Headline: “The president [Abbas]: Time is passing quickly, and we must establish peace and put an end to the occupation”
     “[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas warned that time is passing quickly, and therefore there is no other choice but to establish peace. He said: ‘We strive for peace through the establishment of the Palestinian state, which will live in peace and stability alongside Israel.’
During the reception held yesterday evening [March 28, 2016] at the presidential headquarters for the delegation of the Coalition of Sephardi Jews , led by chairman of the World Federation of Moroccan Jews Sam Ben-Shitrit, the president added: ‘We are experiencing difficult days, and despite all that is happening, we still hold our hand out to you, in order to establish peace and put an end to the loathing and [spilling] of blood between us. Therefore, we are trying to hold dialogue with all groups of the Israeli society.’ Likewise, he noted that he makes sure to meet with the Jewish communities in every city in the world in order to discuss the common base for the establishment of peace, as there is no other option, and that none of us can cancel the other’s existence, come what may…
The president emphasized: Peace is our gift to future generations, and if we achieve peace, the peace initiatives state that the 57 Arab and Islamic countries will normalize their relations with Israel. This is an opportunity for Israeli society to live in stability with its neighbors, without walls, and without isolation.’ He also said: ‘A just solution to the Palestinian problem will guarantee the end of all forms of terror, and deprive the extremists who use the Palestinian cause of the excuse for spreading terror and killing. We do not want ISIS, [Jabhat] Al-Nusra, Al-Qaeda, and others to come here, and therefore we must establish peace and put an end to the occupation’…”
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Jabhat Al-Nusra is a branch of the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization operating in Syria and Lebanon, formed in January 2012. It is an Islamic Sunni, Jihadist group fighting against the Syrian government forces in the Syrian civil war, in order to to establish an Islamic state in Syria.


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