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  Av 7, 5770 , 18/07/10

Abbas Freezes Mitchell’s Bid with New Condition: Int’l Troops

The Palestinian Authority has put into the deep freeze American efforts to coax it into direct talks with Israel on its being recognized as a new Arab country within Israel’s borders. Besides rejecting U.S. President Barack Obama’s direct appeal for direct talks, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas now demands that international forces be placed in Judea and Samaria before direct talks can begin.
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