They likely would have continued the freeze had Abbas recognized Israel as the Jewish state - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Salty
    • 27.09.10 | 01:22 (IST)

    Unfortunately, Abbas refused to make peace talks for the length of the settlment freeze, then at the very very end, he said he would talk peace, only if Israel continued the freeze, all the while refusing to acknowledge Israel's right to exist. Clearly he wasn't serious about peace, so why should Israel listen to his demands? Sorry, can't have it every way.

    from the article: Netanyahu to Abbas as settlement freeze ends: Let's continue talks to achieve peace
    First published 00:47 27.09.10 | Last updated 00:47 27.09.10
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