Abbas accuses Israel of committing "genocide" in Gaza

July 9, 2014 18:27

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday accused Israel of committing "genocide" in Gaza, as Israel entered the second day of Operation Protective Edge to stop the rocket fire from the Palestinian coastal enclave. 

"It is genocide - the killing of entire families is genocide by Israel against our Palestinian people," he told a  meeting of Palestinian leaders in Ramallah, AFP reported.

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