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Israel threatens more sanctions against Palestinians

Published on Jun 3, 2014 1:25 AM

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israel threatened on Monday to impose new sanctions against the iddle-east:

West Bank-based Palestinian Authority (PA) after a new unity government was sworn in under a deal with Gaza rulers Hamas.

A security Cabinet meeting called to discuss the new Palestinian government decided "to authorise the Prime Minister (Benjamin Netanyahu) to impose additional sanctions on the Palestinian Authority", Mr Netanyahu's office said, without elaborating.

It added that Israel would hold the PA entirely responsible for any attacks on the Jewish state.

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