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Exclusive interview with Mahmoud Abbas: Palestinian state ideal solution for peace

04-07-2011 14:25 BJT

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CCTV correspondent Roee Ruttenberg has had an exclusive interview with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority. Abbas explains the September deadline he set for what he calls a "breakthrough" in the Middle East peace talks.




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Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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