Sunday, October 2, 2011

Israel Formally Accepts Quartet Plan to Restart Talks with PA

From Israel National News:

The State of Israel has formally accepted a plan by the Quartet to restart final status negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.

By Chana Ya'ar


The State of Israel on Sunday officially accepted a plan by the Quartet of peacekeeping nations to restart final status talks with the Palestinian Authority.

The Prime Minister's Office said in a statement issued Sunday that Israel “welcomes the Quartet's call for direct negotiations between the parties without preconditions, as called for by both President [Barack] Obama and by Prime Minister Netanyahu" in their respective speeches at the United Nations General Assembly.

The PMO statement added that even though Israel had reservations about the plan, “we will raise them at the appropriate time. We call upon the Palestinian Authority to do the same and to enter into direct negotiations without delay,” the statement said....

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