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Abbas: Netanyahu must condemn boy's death like we condemned kidnapping

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to condemn the kidnapping and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem Wednesday.

 

"I ask Benjamin Netanyahu to condemn the kidnapping and murder … as we condemned those of the three Israelis," Abbas said in a statement. He also called on Israel to "take concrete measures to stop settler attacks and the chaos resulting from these attacks. "

 

The possibility that the teen's murder was part of a revenge attack by Jews for the death of thee three Israeli teens was also being investigated.