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Netanyahu calls emergency cabinet meeting to discuss Palestinian unity deal
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Gaza, ALRAY - The  Prime Minister of Israeli occupation   Benjamin Netanyahu heads an emergency cabinet meeting on Thursday  to discuss the impact of  Palestinian unity deal.

Netanyahu accused  the  President Mahmoud Abbas of   favoring a unity with Hamas over peace.

Netanyahu  complained in  telephone call  with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, that " Abbas is not interested in peace. "

Israeli political sources acknowledged, that Israel was surprised of signing a  reconciliation pact  between Fatah and Hamas movements  .

The sources explained that the cabinet assembled to discuses   Israel’s next steps after the agreement, , but it has ruled out taking  any exceptional measures  or  withdrawing   from the peace  negotiations.

The United States expressed his disappointment with the Palestinian reconciliation agreement.

The spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department said the agreement may undermine Washington's efforts  as well as the  efforts of  Israelis  and Palestinians  sides to extend the negotiations peace process past April 29  deadline.  

She stressed  that any  Palestinian government would have to accept three key PA commitments," recognizing Israel, renouncing violence, and accepting previous Israeli-Palestinian agreements."

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