Netanyahu: Palestinians Have Taken 'Giant Step Away From Peace'

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April 24, 2014 AT 7:44 AM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told NBC News on Thursday that Israel was calling off peace talks with the Palestinians. Israel was infuriated after the Palestinian president formed a unity government with Hamas, which is considered by the West and Israel to be a terrorist group. Netanyahu said that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had made a deal with a group “committed to our destruction.” “If it moves forward, it means peace moves backward.