|Institut für Palästinakunde|
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In the letter, which was published late on Monday, Barghuti also called on Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to recognise that negotiations with Israel were not working. "I call on the Palestinian Authority to end all forms of coordination, security and economic, with the occupation," wrote Barghuti, who is serving five life sentences for his role in anti-Israeli attacks.
"The job of the Palestinian security services is to provide security and protection to Palestinian citizens, not to protect the occupation," said the man … who still commands great respect among Palestinians.
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