Israeli Leader Invites Abbas to the Knesset in UN Speech

by | September 23, 2016 6:28 am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended an unprecedented invitation Thursday to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, urging him to address Israel’s parliament. Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, Netanyahu offered in turn to appear before the Palestinian legislature. The Palestinians quickly rejected the invitation as a “new gimmick” designed to mask what they described as Israel’s…

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