Netanyahu says Abbas must abandon unity deal with Hamas
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace, Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu has told the BBC.
Israel suspended peace talks with the Palestinians on Thursday in response to a unity deal between Hamas and Fatah.
Israel, along with the US and the EU, considers Hamas a terrorist organisation.
Jeremy Bowen reports.
24 Apr 2014
- From the section Middle East