i think the journalist who wrote thius article should look up an interview abbas made on egyptian tv of late where he sais " i have never and will never recognize a jewish state.kidnapping gilad shalit was a great thing " saying you want peace and co existance and then sayin this is totaly un exeptable !!!!
UN envoy to Yemen says warring parties increasingly open to peace plan (Reuters)
from the article: Mahmoud Abbas' crucial message to Israel