Arab League chief warns Mideast peace process may fail
Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa says Arab states should prepare for the possibility that the Israeli-Palestinian peace process may ultimately fail and prepare alternatives.
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REUTERS - Arab states should prepare for the possibility that the Palestinian-Israeli peace process may be a total failure and prepare alternatives, Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa said on Saturday.
He did not specify what the alternatives might be.
The troubled Middle East peace process suffered a fresh setback when the Palestinians warned that indirect talks with the Israelis would not take place unless Israel cancelled a decision to build 1,600 new homes in a settlement near east Jerusalem.
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