US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney mentioned the Palestinians only once in a passing reference to the failing peace process during their final presidential debate Monday.
Mitt Romney said: "Are Israel and the Palestinians closer to reaching a peace agreement? No, they haven’t had talks in two years."
The Palestinians "were barely mentioned, and only in passing, in a debate purportedly about foreign policy," Palestinian news agency Ma'an quoted Yousef Munayyer of the Washington-based Palestine Center as saying.
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