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Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas, commonly known as Abu Mazen (born 1935), is a member of Al Fatah and has been the Palestinian Prime Minister since March 19, 2003. He was chosen for this role by Yasser Arafat, a decision which some argue to have been the result of political pressure from the United States, and other members of the international community.

Quotes by Abbas

  • "There is absolutely no substitution for dialogue." (Sukhtian - 2003)

See also: the "road map" for peace


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