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  Elul 22, 5772 , 09/09/12

Report: PA Demands Israel Renegotiate Economic Treaty

A report by the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency quoted Palestinian Authority officials as saying they wanted to renegotiate the Paris agreement that regulates trade and tax collection between Israel and the PA. PA officials over the past several days have been quoted as saying that the PA's current economic difficulties are due to the agreement with Israel. For the past week, thousands of PA Arabs have protested against the high prices in the PA.

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