Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Hah! You can count on it!

Abbas 'ready to meet' if Israel agrees on borders
Bethlehem – Ma'an – President Mahmoud Abbas says he is prepared to meet with Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu if Israel agrees to the establishment of a Palestinian state on lands occupied in 1967 and halts settlements. Abbas said Saturday evening that no progress was made toward resuming direct talks with Israel in spite of international pressure on the Ramallah-based leadership. "Direct talks without an obvious reference could collapse from the beginning," the president told the Palestinian Broadcasting Corp. on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Uganda.

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