Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas condemns deadly attack on Jerusalem synagogue

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks at the opening of a museum of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Nov 9, 2014. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned an attack by two Palestinian men in a
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks at the opening of a museum of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Nov 9, 2014. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned an attack by two Palestinian men in a Jerusalem synagogue which killed four people on Tuesday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned an attack by two Palestinian men in a Jerusalem synagogue which killed four people on Tuesday.

"The presidency condemns the attack on Jewish worshippers in their place of prayer and condemns the killing of civilians no matter who is doing it," his office said in a statement to Reuters.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Mr Abbas of inciting deadly violence in Jerusalem.