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  Iyar 27, 5773 , 07/05/13

Abbas: Ready to Meet Netanyahu Anywhere

Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said, Tuesday, that he is ready to meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, according to Channel 10 Television. Abbas, whose name in terror circles is Abu-Mazen, said "If Netanyahu agrees to accept the principle of two states with pre-1967 borders, I don't have a problem with meeting him anywhere."

Abbas made the remarks ahead of a Tuesday departure from China, where Netanyahu is currently visiting. There was no expectation of a meeting between them before Netanyahu left Israel.

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