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Hotovely says PA ‘has lost right to exist’

In light of today’s escalating violence against Israeli civilians, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says the Palestinian Authority has lost its right to exist, adding that PA President Mahmoud Abbas bears responsibility for the ongoing terror.

She also calls on the Israeli government to stop transferring money to the PA.

“The blood of Israeli citizens is on Abu Mazen’s hands, and of those of his men who incite children to go out and murder,” she says, using Abbas’ nom de guerre. She is referring to his spokesperson, Nabil Abu Roudina, who reportedly praised the 13-year-old Palestinian who stabbed an Israeli teenager yesterday on his bike.

“The Palestinian Authority has lost the right to exist. Instead of preventing violence, it is a hothouse for radical Islam that hurts Israelis on a daily basis,” she says.

— Raphael Ahren

Tzipi Hotovely on January 27, 2015 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Tzipi Hotovely on January 27, 2015 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
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