Hamas Slams "Contemptible" Abbas Condolences to Peres Family

(Times of Israel) Stuart Winer - Hamas on Thursday said a condolence letter that PA President Mahmoud Abbas sent to the family of deceased former Israeli President Shimon Peres showed "contempt" for Palestinians killed by Israel and for the "suffering" of the Palestinian people. "The Palestinian people are relieved at the death of Peres, who carried out the massacre in Qana in Lebanon and other crimes against the Palestinian people," said Hamas spokesperson Sami Abu Zuhri, referring to an incident during a 1996 IDF operation against increased Hizbullah rocket fire from Lebanon when Peres was prime minister.

2016-09-30 00:00:00

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