Yasser Arafat’s speech confessing to “mistakes” in the Palestinian Authority falls short of necessary reforms, the State Department said. “What does that mean? I don’t know. I mean, I can’t interpret it for you,” spokesman Adam Ereli said Wednesday of the Palestinian Authority president’s speech, touted by Palestinians as a signal of reform.
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