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Abbas tells Putin to resume peace talks with Israel under Quartet leadership

Abbas tells the Russian President that the Palestinians want renewed negotiations to be based on “international legitimacy” with EU, UN and Russian participation, not just the U.S.

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

 

The Palestinians are prepared to return to the negotiating table with Israel under the auspices of the Quartet, which comprises the US, EU, UN and Russia, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday.

 

Abbas told Russian President Vladimir Putin during a phone conversation that the Palestinians want the proposed negotiations to be based on “international legitimacy” and with the participation of other countries, according to a statement released by the PA’s official news agency Wafa. Continue Reading »