Incitement by official Palestinian Authority media is the reason for the recent surge in terrorist attacks, the office of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Wednesday.
“Terrorist attacks on Israelis in the last few days are a direct result of the incitement & hatred propagated in Palestinian schools & media,” his spokesman Mark Regev tweeted.
“We are disappointed that so far President Abbas has not condemned these acts of terrorism as one would expect from a partner in peace talks,” Regev said in a second tweet.
Regev’s tweets in English and a similar statement in Hebrew issued by the Prime Minister’s Office came a day after an Israeli
The Palestinian Authority is bound by the now defunct Oslo Accords to stop all incitement to violence against Israel, but Abbas’ the past several years has repeatedly honored “martyrs,” and PA media frequently encourage Arab to follow the path of “martyrs.”