Abbas: Willing to extend talks, but first three months must focus on borders
Palestinian presidents tells Israeli MKs that he supports pushing negotiations on for another nine months, but says settlements must be halted as borders of Palestinian state drawn.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told several MKs on Wednesday that he is willing to extend the negotiations with Israel for another nine months, but would want the first three months to focus on drawing the borders of the Palestinian state. During those three months, Abbas added, he would insist that all settlement activity be halted.
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