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        8/12/2011, Av 12, 5771

      Abbas to Lebanon Next Week


      Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (PA) is scheduled to visit Lebanon on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the PA's attempts to get recognition by the United Nations as a sovereign state in September, according to the Lebanese newspaper As-Safir.

      PA sources told the newspaper that Abu Mazen will meet President Michel Sleiman and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Tuesday. The following day he is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Najib Mikati