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  Tevet 21, 5773 , 03/01/13

U.S. Hopes for Israel-PA Peace in 2013

The United States on Wednesday urged Israel and the Palestinian Authority to resume direct talks in 2013 and move toward peace.

"As we turn the calendar to 2013... now is the time for leaders on both sides to display real leadership, to focus on the work that's necessary to return to direct negotiations," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland was quoted by AFP as having said.

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