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Abbas Threatens to Quit as Palestinian Prime Minister

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Abbas Threatens to Quit as Palestinian Prime Minister

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Abbas Threatens to Quit as Palestinian Prime Minister

Abbas Threatens to Quit as Palestinian Prime Minister

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Facing pressure to insist on more releases of Palestinian prisoners by Israel, Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas threatens to resign. The political crisis forces Abbas to cancel a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, jeopardizing the implementation of the U.S.-backed "road map" to Mideast peace. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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