Report: PM sends message to PA to enforce calm in W. Bank

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 24, 2013 12:38

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sent a message to the Palestinian Authority to calm tensions in the West Bank as Palestinians rioted and threw stones at security forces near Hebron on Sunday.

Channel 10 quoted senior officials in Jerusalem as saying that Netanyahu made the request to the PA leadership through his peace talks liason Yitzhak Molcho.

According to the report, Netanyahu also instructed Israeli authorities to transfer the PA its tax revenues for January, "so that they won't have an excuse not to enforce calm on the ground."


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