Abbas pretends direct talks is a favour to Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Boruch
    • 16.07.10 | 16:05 (IDT)

    If he indeed wants a state he needs to talk. He pretends as if Israel (or US) needs direct more than he does. There will be not direct peace agreement without direct talks. Actually, it is good for Israel. Time is running fast, 2.5 years Obama hopefully will go home and the pressure on Israel to divide Jerusalem and surrender historical Jewish lands would be released. Without Obama Israel would leikely get much better deal if any.

    from the article: Abbas unlikely to agree to direct talks soon, say Ramallah sources
    First published 13:15 16.07.10 | Last updated 13:15 16.07.10
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