and the Israelis would also be at a disadvantage since it is with his leadership that some advancements have been made with talks in 2008. The critical issue now is for negotiations to proceed as planned and for a final agreement to become a reality of two states alongside one another. The settlements must halt eventually their construction and relocate settlers. With international support and encouragement, there seems hopeful conditions to reach such agreement.
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from the article: Obama softens Jerusalem stance in bid to appease Abbas