Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas spoke with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Saturday night and expressed his condolences to the Israeli people over the lives lost in the Carmel forest fire and offered whatever assistance was necessary.

The conversation between the two was warm and friendly.

Netanyahu thanked Abbas and said that neighbors should always help each other. He added that he had decided to establish a unit of fire fighting plans that could also be available to the PA if the need arose.

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