Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Peres meets with Palestinian PM at his Jerusalem residence

From NCF Media Award winning Yoav Stern in Haaretz:

President Shimon Peres last week hosted Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayad at his official residence in Jerusalem, it emerged Tuesday.

Peres confirmed that he had met with senior Palestinian officials during an interview to Qatari-based satellite channel Al-Jazeera.

The president also invited Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to meet with him.

Excerpts of Peres' interview with Al-Jazeera were to be broadcast on the channel's Tuesday news edition, and the full interview is to be shown in the coming days.

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