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  כסלו 14, 5774 , 17/11/13

PA Official: No Peace with Current Coalition

Political advisor to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, Nimr Hammad, told Israel Radio this morning (Sunday) that the possibility of discussing the refugee issue may only come to pass following the 9-month period designated for the present rounds of negotiations, and only if an agreement regarding border and security issues could be arrived at within the nine months.

Hammad stated that he was doubtful any breakthrough inthe talks would take place as long as Israel Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu did not change the present coaltion. He added that the PA was awaiting Israel's steps following US Secretary of State John Kerry's recent visit.  He did not further elucidate.

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