Shimon Peres dismissed the idea that a Palestinian Authority coalition government would seek to make peace with Israel. The Israeli vice premier said Wednesday that long-running talks between the governing P.A. faction Hamas and the rival Fatah movement on a possible unity government was intended only to coax the international community into renewing aid to the Palestinian Authority.
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