Palestinians hold national flags as they celebrate the reconciliation agreement in Gaza City - 23 April 2014
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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.

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