During Abbas's phoney "election campaign", he promised never to give up the "right of return", i.e. the destruction of Israel as his ultimate goal. Eldar in his usual deprecation of Arabs says "he doesn't really mean it". Arafat said the same things as well, Eldar also told us "he doesn't mean it either". I leave it to the intelligent readers to decide if what is scribbled in the column is worth anything.
Russian ministry: Turkey suggests joint working group over Syria ops (Reuters)
from the article: There's no partner