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More pressure on the middle east peace talks, isn’t it interesting how so many countries are involving themselves with the process?

It is almost like the whole world is focused on the region…


Swedish FM: Assad will convince Hamas to recognize Israel

In a recent meeting with Swedish Foreign Minster Carl Bildt in Damascus, the President of Syria, Basher Assad said that “Syria recognizes the existence of the State of Israel”, and that he intends to convince Hamas to follow Syria’s example.

Bildt met on Thursday with former minister Dr. Yossi Beilin and discussed his meeting with Assad. According to the Foreign Minister, Assad repeatedly mentioned his wish to resume negotiations with Israel through Turkey. Bildt told Beilin that I his opinion, Assad’s intentions were sincere.


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