Abbas, Israeli opposition leader meet in Jordan

AMMAN (AFP) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni met in Amman on Wednesday for talks about the peace process, Palestinian and Israeli officials said.

A statement from Abbas’ office carried by state news agency WAFA confirmed the meeting in Amman and said the Palestinian leader used the talks to stress his support for negotiations.

Abbas told Livni that “the option of peace and negotiations was the only way to achieve the two-state solution based on the 1967 borders with the resolution of final status issues including Jerusalem, refugees, borders, settlements and security,” the statement said.

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