Obama Meets Abbas In Bid To Save US Peace Drive
Credit: chavezcandanga
March 17, 2014

Via AFP:

President Barack Obama meets Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Monday, seeking to keep a US peace drive alive two weeks after also piling pressure on Israel to agree to extend talks.

Obama will meet Abbas after telling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that tough decisions are looming ahead of an end of April deadline to agree on a framework for future negotiations.

But so far, Washington seems keener to prolong the initiative than Israel or the Palestinians, as a blame game rages that appears more a preparation for a breakdown of talks than cultivating the political ground fo...

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