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Abbas signs international conventions; Kerry cancels visit

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat (L) helps Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as he signs international conventions during a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat (L) helps Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as he signs international conventions during a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat (L) helps Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as he signs international conventions during a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Palestinian leaders vote for international conventions as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (C) chairs a meeting in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian leaders vote for international conventions as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (C) chairs a meeting in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian leaders vote for international conventions as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (C) chairs a meeting in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank City of Ramallah April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Israelis hold placards depicting Jonathan Pollard during a protest calling for his release from a U.S. prison, outside U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's hotel in Jerusalem in this file photo froim January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israelis hold placards depicting Jonathan Pollard during a protest calling for his release from a U.S. prison, outside U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's hotel in Jerusalem in this file photo froim January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israelis hold placards depicting Jonathan Pollard during a protest calling for his release from a U.S. prison, outside U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's hotel in Jerusalem in this file photo froim January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Jonathan Pollard is pictured in this May 1991 file photo, six years after his 1985 arrest. REUTERS

Jonathan Pollard is pictured in this May 1991 file photo, six years after his 1985 arrest. REUTERS

Jonathan Pollard is pictured in this May 1991 file photo, six years after his 1985 arrest. REUTERS
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