Gaza: Abbas offers to negotiate 'all-inclusive' cease-fire following Olmert's sudden military 'pull-out'

The PA considers Olmert’s sudden end to the IDF operation as a victory. If Ariel Sharon were ‘awake’, he’d be giving Olmert such a frowning right now! — PID

Mar 3, 2008 (JERUSALEM POST) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called on Israel and Hamas to end hostilities, and offered to negotiate an “all-inclusive ceasefire” which would put an end to the continued bloodshed and mounting casualties, the PA president’s office announced on Monday. “The president calls on Israel to respond to this initiative,” the announcement read. Full Report