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    • Justine Effort
    • 15.11.09 | 18:44 (IST)

    There are some signs that seem to indicate this. The PLO is definetely being dusted off and broguht back down from the attic after the US objections to a Hamas-Fatah 'kiss and make up' scenario. Clinton's "We will continue to work with Abbas in any position he holds" seems to indicate that it will be as Chairman Abu Mazen of the PLO, "the sole legitimate representatives of the Palestinian people", he will emerge, thus taking the Hamas out from future negotiations or declarations. The Rabat Summit conference in October 1974 officially recognized, by all the Arab states, the PLO as "the sole..". The Beirut Summit have all the singatures needed from all Arab States. The noose is tightening around Netanyahu. Freeze all settlement activities and negotiate The Road Map or an unilateral statehood with all its implications will materalize. The US is holding their cards close to their chest, but Clinton visit to Morocco and the follow up trip to Cairo shows a deal is being in the making.

    from the article: Palestinian PM: Declaration of statehood just a formality
    First published 10:33 15.11.09 | Last updated 23:42 15.11.09
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