Ahead of Olmert's possible return || Abbas: Palestinians, Israel were two months away from inking peace deal
Speaking on 2007-2008 negotiations, PA chairman tells Israeli MKs that if former PM Olmert had remained in office a deal might have been struck; Abbas says still in contact with former premier.
RAMALLAH – If Ehud Olmert had remained in office for "maybe two months more," Israel and the Palestinian Authority would have reached a peace agreement, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli MKs in Ramallah on Sunday.
Abbas' words come three months before the elections and amid the pressure on former prime minister, Ehud Olmert, to face Benjamin Netanyahu, in the...
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