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  סיון 3, 5771 , 05/06/11

Hamas, Islamic Jihad Break Unity with Abbas over French Offer

Hamas and Islamic Jihad have broken ranks with their new ‘Unity” partner Mahmoud Abbas after he accepted a French offer for talks with Israel.

Abbas, head of the rival Fatah faction and chairman of the Palestinian Authority, said he welcomed the offer of French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe for "talks about President Obama's vision ...in which he spoke about a (Palestinian) state with the '67 borders with borders with Israel, Egypt and Jordan."
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