U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas chat in Ramallah

 
U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas chat in Ramallah
U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell (L) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas chat before their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah October 1, 2010. Mitchell was shuttling between Israel and the Palestinians for a second day on Friday to save Middle East peace talks threatened with collapse after only four weeks of direct negotiation. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS)