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Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas declared during a visit to Libya that if
he is pressured on key issues at the direct talks, such as borders and
refugees, he will not accept it and "will take his bags and leave,"
Palestinian newspaper Al Quds reported on Monday."The issues are
clear. It is true that we are entering negotiations but
we will not digress from our position on certain issues," Abbas said.
"I will not be
pressured into signing anything or taking even one concession with
relation to all the aggressive attitudes around me," Abbas reportedly told the east Jerusalem
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The paper reported that Abbas arrived in Tunisia to update president
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on the direct negotiations.
criticized other claims which have been directed towards him such as the slogan "enough with the concessions," Al Quds
reported. The PA chairman questioned these allegations and said that "we
have not conceded anything."