Sunday, September 26, 2010

(NEWS) Abbas: 'We Tried Intifada, It Caused Us Great Damage'

"PA president says his people won't start violent confrontation if talks breakdown; gov't sources say Israel 'open to compromise.'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denied that Palestinians would turn to violence if talks are halted by saying 'we tried the Intifada and it caused us a great deal of damage,' according to an interview published in London based newspaper Al-Hayat, Army Radio reported Sunday.

Abbas claimed in the interview that if there is a breakdown in direct negotiations his people will not start violent confrontations with Israel."

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