Abbas: Current wave of violence is result of settlers', security forces' acts of aggression

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday that the current wave of violence and unrest was the result of “acts of aggression” by settlers and the Israeli security forces against Palestinians and their holy sites.
Abbas, who was speaking during a dinner with visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee in Ramallah, said that the Palestinians’ hands continue to be extended for peace with Israel. He said that he was seeking to achieve peace with Israel through peaceful and legal means.