Sent to me:
Maen Rashid Areikat, Palestine Liberation Organization representative to the United States, was interviewed by USA TODAY's Editorial Board. Check this:-
Question: What is the status of the talks?
Answer: We are doing our best to try to salvage this process. It is unfortunate that the Israelis have managed to succeed in distracting all the attention from the overall picture to the issue of the settlements.
We did that???
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(Kippah tip: BT)