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Clinton invites Israel, Palestinians to September 2 talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resume direct talks in Washington on September 2 with an aim to reaching a peace deal within one year.

“There have been difficulties in the past, there will be difficulties ahead. .. I ask the parties to persevere, to keep moving forward even through difficult times and to continue working to achieve a just and lasting peace in the region,” Clinton said in a statement.

reporting by Andrew Quinn; editing by Doina Chiacu

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