The inaugural address given by newly-elected PNA President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on 15 January 2005. … Abbas also requested support from the international community in the effort to dismantle the West Bank Separation Barrier in line with the 2004 ICJ decision, and referred to various dimensions of Palestinian state-building efforts, while offering support to Palestinian prisoners, refugees and the families of martyrs.
Two statements published by the Middle East Quartet on 17 September 2002 in New York, NY, following a meeting between UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, US Secretary of State Colin Powell, EU High Representative Javier Solana, EU Commissioner for External Affairs Chris Patten and Irish Foreign Minister Brian Cowen. … The leaders' joint statement reiterated most of Annan's points, while also citing the Madrid terms of reference, UNSC Resolution 1397 and the Saudi Peace Initiative as endorsed by the Arab League as further basis for a final settlement.
A statement given by PNA President Mahmoud Abbas at the Annapolis Conference on 27 November 2007. … Abbas called for negotiations to begin on "all issues of final status, including Jerusalem, refugees, borders, settlements, water and security and others [sic]." He also committed to fighting terrorism and building "civilian, security and economic institutions".
An exchange of letters between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and US President George Bush that took place on 14 April 2004. … He acknowledged Olmert's statement that the West Bank Separation Barrier is a security measure and not a political barrier, with its route taking into account the minimization of impact on Palestinians not involved in terrorism.