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Palestinians 'will not talk to Israel' over settlements

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has ruled out indirect talks with Israel unless the Jewish state stops expansion of its settlements.

At a meeting of the Arab League in Libya, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon had called on the League's members to support US efforts to restart Middle East peace talks.

But leaders unanimously condemned Israel's refusal to back down in a row with the US over East Jerusalem.

Jim Fish reports.

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