Erekat denies reports of secret Netanyahu-Abbas talks

By YASSER OKBI
July 16, 2015 16:46

 
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A top Palestinian official on Thursday denied reports in the Israeli press that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s emissaries are secretly meeting with senior aides to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in an effort to calm tensions.

Saeb Erekat, the acting secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s executive committee, refuted claims that the leaders are engaged in dialogue, with Israel reportedly eager to convince Ramallah to freeze anti-Israel measures submitted with international institutions.

“There is no truth whatsoever to these reports,” Erekat said. “The Palestinian leadership will continue on its path of exacting a price from the occupation in the International Criminal Court on all matters relating to violations of international law and Palestinian human rights.”

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