Ehud Olmert said he is ready to hold his first peace summit with Mahmoud Abbas. The Israeli prime minister made the announcement Saturday after talks with his visiting British counterpart, Tony Blair. “I assured Prime Minister Blair that I am ready to work closely with the chairman of the Palestinian Authority, Abbas, to implement the road map,” Olmert told reporters.
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