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  4/13/2010, Nisan 29, 5770

PA Poll: Majority Oppose 'Proximity Talks', Support Fayyad

A recent survey shows the majority of residents in the Palestinian Authority oppose participation in proximity talks with Israel, and support a unilateral declaration of independence by 2011.

The poll, conducted recently by the Al Najah University in Shechem, surveyed 1,356 PA Arabs aged 18 and over, including 500 residents of Gaza.