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And for more on the peace talks between the Palestinian and Israeli leaders, we now cross to CCTV News correspondent Stephanie Freid in Tel Aviv, Israel. Hello Stephanie.
Q1, Hamas has attacked Israelis twice over the past two days, resulting in four deaths. This was before the talks even started. Will this affect what happens in Washington?
Q2, Another threat to the process is settlement building. What is the status there?
In Washington, US President Barack Obama is hosting the first direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in two years. <Full story>