'No talks unless settlement stops'

2010-10-02 19:00
Ramallah -The Palestinian leadership on Saturday said there would be no peace talks with Israel as long as it continued settlement construction, a spokesperson told AFP.

"Our position has not changed. We will not hold negotiations while settlement activity continues," President Mahmoud Abbas's spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rudeina, told AFP after a special meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and top officials from Abbas's Fatah movement.

He added, however, that the Palestinians would continue consultations with US mediators and would present the results of those talks to an Arab League meeting on Friday in the Libyan city of Sirte.

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