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        12/27/2013, Tevet 24, 5774

      Erekat: Abbas Asked US to Stop Israeli Building


      Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority has asked the United States to stop the expansion of Israeli construction in Yehudah and Shomron (Judea and Samaria), according to the PA' s chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat.

      Doctor Erekat said, Friday, that Abbas made the demand during a meeting with American representatives. Erekat said that Abbas made the request to save the peace process.