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Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace - finance minister

CAIRO, June 23 (Reuters) - Palestinians don't need the Bahrain meeting to build their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday.

"We don't need the Bahrain meeting to build our country, we need peace, and the sequence of (the plan) -- economic revival followed by peace is unrealistic and an illusion," Bishara told a meeting at the Arab League in Cairo.

The conference in Bahrain on June 25-26 will discuss U.S.-led proposals for an economic vision that is part of a wider plan to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

(Reporting by Nadine Awadalla Writing by Aidan Lewis)