Saudi King: Palestinian Split Stalling Move toward State

[AFP] Saudi King Abdullah has told Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas that the split within the Palestinians' ranks is more damaging to their cause of an independent state than the Israeli "enemy." In a letter to Abbas marking the Fatah party congress released Tuesday, Abdullah said: "I can honestly tell you, brothers, that even if the whole world joins to found a Palestinian independent state, and if we have full support for that, this state would not be established as long as the Palestinians are divided."

2009-08-06 06:00:00

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