PA spokesman denies Olmert's accusations on peace deal

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March 15, 2009 16:39

 
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Nabil Abu Rudaina, spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, on Sunday afternoon denied Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's accusations that Israel was ready to sign a peace agreement but the Palestinian leadership "lacked courage to do so." "His words are complete lies," Rudaina was quoted by Israel Radio as saying. "Israel's proposals didn't include the establishment of a Palestinian state in all of the occupied territories," he reportedly said, adding that the Palestinian Authority "did not receive even one map or serious suggestion from Israel."

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