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    • Jerryny
    • 28.04.11 | 05:20 (IDT)

    Abbas understands that there will not be a negotiated peace agreement with Israel anytime soon as a result of the power of the settler movement and the general swing to the right in Israeli politics. Therefore he plans to use option "B" which would be United Nation's recognition and for that he needs unity with Hamas. The PA has given up on any possibility of of bilateral talks so threats and ultimatums from Netanyahu are meaningless.

    from the article: Senior Hamas leader: Interim Palestinian government not able to work on peace with Israel
    First published 02:23 28.04.11 | Last updated 02:23 28.04.11
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