Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas (seen in May 2017) has apologised for making anti-semitic remarks after saying that the historic persecution of Jews in Europe was because of their conduct, not their religion. Photo: Pool via AFP

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas apologises for anti-Semitic remarks after intense pressure by allies

Abbas had claimed that the historic persecution of Jewish people in Europe was because of their conduct, not their religion or ethnicity

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Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas (seen in May 2017) has apologised for making anti-semitic remarks after saying that the historic persecution of Jews in Europe was because of their conduct, not their religion. Photo: Pool via AFP
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