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Abbas rejects phone call from American Secretary of State

The Palestinian President is awaiting a call from US President Biden

Jerusalem24 – Israel Broadcasting Corporation’s Palestinian affairs editor, Gal Berger ,said today on Thursday, that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refused to answer a phone call from US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken about a month and a half ago.

The president’s justification was that according to customary international protocols, US President Joe Biden should contact him and not the US Secretary of State.

So far, there has been no telephone conversation between Abbas and Biden since he entered the White House.

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