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PALESTINE PRESIDENT CONDEMNS PARIS ‘TERROR’ ATTACK

BETHLEHEM, Palestine, Jan 8 – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, on Wednesday, condemned a “terror attack” on a Paris satirical magazine, that left at least 12 people dead.

The president said in a telegram, addressed to French President, Francois Hollande, that Palestine “strongly condemned and deplored the heinous crime, that is in contradiction of religion and morality.”

The president also offered “sincere condolences” to the French people and the families of the victims, as well his hope for a “speedy recovery” for the injured and “patience and strength” for their families.

The attack, on the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, shocked the nation and the globe, with loud condemnation coming in from many world political and religious leaders.

Charlie Hebdo previously gained notoriety, for a number of depictions of the Muslim prophet Muhammad, that were deemed offensive by many.

SOURCE: MA’AN

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