Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas ends security agreement with Israel and US


Declaration follows the creation of a new Israeli government which is officially contemplating annexation of some areas of the West Bank

The Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, has declared an end to security cooperation with the Israel and the United States, citing the imminent threat of Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank.

“The Palestine Liberation Organization [PLO] and the state of Palestine are absolved, as of today, of all the agreements and understandings with the American and Israeli governments and of all the commitments based on these understandings and agreements, including the security ones,” Abbas said in his speech.

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