Conference of Presidents Calls on State Department to Amend Flawed Report

(JTA) The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on Wednesday wrote to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to express "deep concern" about a report that seems to shift responsibility for terrorism from the Palestinians to Israel. "We hope that Secretary Tillerson will rescind this report and see to an amended version that properly puts the responsibility for the terrorism and incitement that has taken such a heavy toll where it belongs, on President Abbas and the PA. This report cannot be allowed to stand because other countries and terrorist groups may use it to justify their anti-Israel actions."

2017-07-27 00:00:00

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