Egyptian FM: Settlement freeze complicates peace talks

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October 1, 2010 12:33

 
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Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmad Aboul Gheit criticized the Palestinian Authority on Friday for its "insistence" on a moratorium on building in the settlements.

In an interview with London-based newspaper Al-Hayat, Aboul Gheit said waiting for a renewed freeze will only complicate peace talks, and that the most important issue is borders.

Aboul Gheit also hinted that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas does not think a settlement freeze is essential.

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