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.

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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...