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        2/20/2014, Adar 20, 5774

      US Disappointed by Erekat's Anti-Israel Remarks

      The United States has expressed its disappointment in the statements chief PA negotiator Saeb Erekat made last night (Wednesday) regarding Israel.

      "We have been emphasizing all along the importance of creating a positive atmosphere around the talks," said State Department assistant spokesperson Mary Harp, adding, "and John Kerry perceives these comments as being disappointing and harmful to the process."