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Abbas’ Proposed Mideast Peace Confab Would Get Nowhere

Abbas’ Proposed Mideast Peace Confab Would Get NowhereAbbas’ Proposed Mideast Peace Confab Would Get Nowhere

A lawmaker said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' call for an international conference to be held this year to revive Israeli-Palestinian talks would "get nowhere" and only send the message to Israel that it can carry on building its illegal settlements without any consequences.
Akbar Torki told ICANA on Friday that "the Israeli regime is continuing its settlement construction and keeps claiming it wants to negotiate—which are totally contradictory."
Abbas on Tuesday called for an international conference to be held later this year to launch a new, wider Middle East peace process that could pave the way to Palestinian statehood.

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