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Peace at last?

| 12:35 UK time, Wednesday, 28 March 2007

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas

We're quite a depleted team today, so apologies for the fact there's no early post asking what you'd like to talk about today. In a rare move for World Have Your Say, I'm going to tell you what we'll be discussing on today's show.

The League of Arab States holds it's annual summit in the Saudi capital of Riyadh today. The starting point for discussion will be an initiative first proposed in 2002 at the annual Arab League summit. Apparently this is a good place to start as it's a point on the Palestinian issue that most parties can accept. With reservations. And it's only a starting point. So will it be just another talking shop, or can progress on the issue finally be made?

Condoleezza Rice is on tour in the region, she's called upon the Arab states to do more. But according to the BBC's Katya Adler in Jerusalem, the reaction from people in the region to the US Secretary of State's words, is that they are just words.

We're putting together our own panel to discuss these issues on the programme today. What is their view on the talks? How do they feel the situation can be best resolved? Put your comments and questions by posting here. Let us know if you'd like to take part as a caller.


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