As Israeli elections near, Palestinians feel nothing but despair
Some 19 years after Oslo, both the PA leadership and the average Palestinian have lost hope in the peace process.
RAMALLAH - On Monday, Yossi Beilin sat alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in a convention hall in Mukataa, and waxed nostalgic. “We used to work without the Americans,” he said. “Clinton heard about Oslo two weeks before the White House ceremony." Abbas, a bitter smile on his face, corrected him. “A week before,” he said.
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