PM sends condolences to Abbas over brother's death

January 4, 2011 14:28

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday telephoned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and sent his condolences over the death of Abbas' brother, Ata.

Netanyahu also expressed hope that together the two leaders would be able to move the peace process forward.

"We are neighbors, and I believe with all my heart that with the shared effort and desire we can reach a true peace between the two nations," Netanyahu said.

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