In a meeting at the Oval Office Thursday with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, President Bush praised the leader and said prospects for an independent Palestinian state are stronger than ever before.
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday that a "roadmap" for peace between Israel and the Palestinians would be unveiled when the new Palestinian prime minister assumes power and organizes his government.
President Bush on Monday detailed his plan for Mideast peace, calling for the creation of a provisional Palestinian state, but only if Palestinians select a new leadership to guide it.
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