Did he mention the new attempts of the government of which he is president to legalize settlements? No. Did he mention settlements on private palestinian land and collective palestinian land in any way at all? Did he mention Gaza, closures, war crime acts, white phosphorous and killings without trial by Israel? No. Did he mention the cleansing of east jerusalem? No. Did he mention the stealing of water from Arabs in Israel? No. According to Peres, these crimes are ways "to reach a peace deal."
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from the article: Peres to Haaretz: Israel could reach a peace deal with Abbas