Abbas's farewell to Israel's Peres stirs controversy at home

Abbas's farewell to Israel's Peres stirs controversy at home
 

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is feeling a backlash at home over his attendance at the funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, who shared a Nobel prize for interim peace deals with the Palestinians.
In Arabic postings on social media, critics of the Western-backed Abbas have focussed on a view of Peres's legacy that jars with his world acclaim as an architect of the landmark Oslo accords in the 1990s.
Peres, a former prime minister and president, died on Wednesday at the age of 93. He was buried in a state ceremony in Jerusalem on Friday attended by U.S. President Barack Obama and... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 29
Source: Reuters
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