Palestinian President Abbas confirms medical checks, says results 'positive'

Palestinian President Abbas confirms medical checks, says results 'positive'By Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas confirmed on Thursday that he went into hospital in the United States for medical checks, saying in a television interview that the results were “positive.” Abbas, 82, flew to the United States to address the U.N. Security Council in New York on Feb. 20. Abbas confirmed this on Thursday, after the tests.



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