Arab League chief: PA will not enter talks with Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will not enter indirectpeace talks with Israel as planned, Arab League Secretary-General AmrMoussa said overnight Wednesday, due to Israel's approval of plans tobuild 1,600 housing units in east Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo.
“ThePalestinian president has decided that he does not intend to enternegotiations at this stage,” Moussa said at a press conference in Cairo.