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Abbas Condemns Mideast Violence, Seeks Ceasefire

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Abbas Condemns Mideast Violence, Seeks Ceasefire

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Abbas Condemns Mideast Violence, Seeks Ceasefire

Abbas Condemns Mideast Violence, Seeks Ceasefire

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Following weekend attacks by militant groups that killed five Israeli soldiers, Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas denounces the violence and expresses concern the incidents will "make the peace process difficult." Abbas also calls for renewed dialogue with Hamas, which has pulled out of ceasefire talks. Hear NPR's Linda Gradstein.

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