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Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas

Palestine’s Abbas rejects ‘biased’ US as sole Mideast mediator

UNITED NATIONS, New York: Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas tore into the Trump administration Thursday, refusing to accept the United States as the sole mediator in the Middle East conflict, a day after Donald Trump promised a "very fair" peace plan. The 82-year-old Palestinian Authority president used his address to the UN General Assembly to lambaste the United States for closing the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington, recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, moving its embassy, and slashing…