Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank March 19, 2018. Palestinian President Office (PPO)/Handout via REUTERS
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday called the U.S. ambassador to Israel a "son of a dog" in a scathing criticism against the Trump administration, signaling new trouble ahead for an expected U.S. peace proposal.In an address to Palestinian officials, Abbas condemned Ambassador David Friedman's close ties with the West Bank settler movement, describing him as a "son of a dog".Abbas also blamed Hamas for the March 13 bomb attack on the convoy of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza, saying it was a "despicable and sinful act".The attack on the prime minister, who is spearheading the Authority's reconciliation efforts with Hamas, took place as the White House prepared to hold a meeting on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.In his address, Abbas also rejected the White House peace proposal, which is still being developed.
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