“Abbas’s visit was the first time the Palestinian leader held talks with a senior Israeli official inside Israel since 2010”

World cheers Gantz-Abbas meeting, hopes for continued cooperation in 2022
by Jacob Magid
December 30, 2021

Senior representatives of the United States, the European Union, the United Nations and various countries around the world hailed the rare meeting Tuesday between Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the former’s house in Rosh Ha’ayin…Gantz’s office said he and Abbas discussed civilian and security measures Israel can take to strengthen the PA, while the Palestinian readout said the sides stressed “the importance of creating a political horizon” to end the conflict…Many of the world leaders who weighed in appeared to prefer the latter interpretation of the meeting. READ MORE

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