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Palestinian leaders fail to condemn Neveh Ya’acov terrorist attack

Palestinian officials from both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip failed to condemn the attack in Neveh Ya’acov on January 27 in which seven civilians were killed and three were injured.

Hours after the attack, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it was “one of the worst attacks we have known in recent years, our hearts go out to the families of the wounded and dead. We have assessed the situation and decided on some immediate actions, we will act decisively and calmly.”

PA, Hamas blame Israel for terror attacks in Jerusalem

A day after the attack, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbascalled a meeting with Palestinian leadership officials in Ramallah. Following the meeting, a statement was issued condemning Israeli “escalation.” The statement failed to express any sentiment toward Israeli civilians killed in the attack.

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