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July 15, 2013 8:24 am

Netanyahu Calls Abbas, Urges Peace Talks

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas (right) with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – The two leaders, on opposing sides of stalled peace talks, rarely exchange words, and Netanyahu used the conversation to push for renewed negotiations.

“I called to send you my blessings for Ramadan,” Netanyahu said, according to a readout released by his office. “I hope that we will have the opportunity to talk to each other not only on holidays, and we will begin negotiations. This is important.”

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