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Arab League Confirms Support for Palestinian President

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The Arab League has confirmed its support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations under the auspices of the U.S. administration, warning at the same time against the consequences of the continued Israeli intransigence and lack of commitment to the terms of reference stipulated by international laws . Arab League Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Ahmed ben Helli has underlined the importance of the visit by President Mahmoud Abbas to Washington to meet with his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama today. In a statement, he noted that the Palestinian issue is currently passing through a crisis as a result of the Israeli intransigence and continuing violations in the occupied Palestinian territories, stressing that the United States, which pledged to sponsor the negotiations, should work on taking them out of the current impasse, created by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . He called on the United States need to use all the influence and power it has got to compel Israel to change its negative position and to adhere to the principal terms of referenc
Arab League Confirms Support for Palestinian President

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