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  11/23/2012, Kislev 9, 5773

Abbas Rep: China can Succeed where US has Failed

Bassam Al-Salhi, a representative of Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (PA), said Friday, that China can play a "special role" in the Middle East, according to Agence France Presse. Speaking after talks in Beijing with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on efforts to upgrade the PA's status at the United Nations, Al-Salhi said Beijing could succeed where the United States failed in finding a solution to end hostilities between Israel and the PA.

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