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Abbas: Security Coordination With Israel Preventing ‘A Bloody Intifada’

Haaretz reports: The Palestinian Authority is “on the brinks of collapse” if the current situation continues, PA President Mahmoud Abbas warned in an interview, broadcast Thursday night, with Channel 2 journalist Ilana Dayan.

Abbas said he was insisting on continuing security cooperation with Israel, but demanded that order the Israel Defense Forces to cease operations in West Bank Palestinian cities. “Try me for a week — if I don’t meet my responsibilities, then come back,” he said to Dayan in an interview on the current events show “Uvda.”

According to Abbas, during talks, revealed by Haaretz, between heads of the PA security forces and the coordinator of government activities in the territories, Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai and the head of the Central Command, Maj. Gen. Roni Numa, the Palestinians proposed that Abbas and Netanyahu meet to discuss the cessation of IDF operations in Area A, the area under full Palestinian control.

However, Netanyahu did not give the nod for such a meeting, Abbas said.

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