In a fierce speech earlier on Monday, Abbas announced new sanctions on the Gaza Strip in response to Hamas' assassination attempt against Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and his General Intelligence Chief Maged Farag.
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The scathing comments come with US President Trump still expected to launch a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians despite Abbas boycotting his administration over his controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The Israel Police said that a forensics team arrived at a scene and an investigation was launched into the incident.
The Palestinian leader accused Ambassador David Friedman of defending Israeli settlers in the West Bank by saying that they were building on "their land".
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President Abbas said he does not want to punish the Palestinian people, but he has to take action against Hamas, which rules Gaza and refuses to allow the Palestinian government to rule there.
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USA officials have not said when it will be unveiled, but Mr Abbas has already ruled it out, accusing the Trump administration of being unfairly biased in favour of Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested that Abbas was starting to lose his marbles. "I'll leave that all up to you".
Some Palestinians called on Hamas to retaliate by outlawing Abbas's Fatah faction in the Gaza Strip. "Hamas is responsible for all hostile acts from Gaza and we will continue to defend our people and border".
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"As president of the Palestinian people I've chose to take all national, legal and financial measures", said Mr Abbas, without elaborating.
Abbas said Hamas would have to give up control of Gaza or risk taking full responsibility for the enclave and its two million residents without any help from his Western-backed Palestinian Authority.
Abbas (pictured below) had reportedly used the term while decrying the Tel Aviv regime's expansive policy evident in the continued construction of settler units on Palestinian land despite global condemnation.
The incident cast more negative shadows on the already faltering reconciliation process between Fatah and Hamas, which has been under Egyptian auspices for several years.
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