Israeli government adviser Dore Gold
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Israeli adviser Dore Gold on hopes for Mid-East peace

As violence escalates between Israel and Gaza, Israeli government adviser Dore Gold told BBC HARDtalk about what the collapse of peace talks.

Referring to the Palestinian Authority president, he said: "Unfortunately for his own reasons, maybe his political constraints, Mahmoud Abbas did not agree to the parameters proposed by the United States for a framework and as a result the situation just deteriorated."

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