Friday, April 18, 2014

Israeli, Palestinian peace talks do with U.S. envoy

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators on Thursday met with U.S. envoy Martin Indyk , in an effort to find ways to extend the faltering peace talks .

The meeting has been postponed one day , with Israel implies that the delay for the murder of a police officer in the Israeli West Bank .

But the Palestinians say the delay is due to allow the participation of U.S. envoy Martin Indyk , AFP reported .

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met his own on Sunday and a three -way meeting with Indyk week ago , in a last effort to save the stagnant peace process , which was launched by the United States Secretary of State John Kerry in July for a period of nine months .

Washington encourages the extension of the talks preceding the deadline 29 April , but the negotiations were deadlocked two weeks ago when Israel refused to release Palestinian prisoners group agreed at launch talks .

The Palestinians retaliated by seeking accession to several international treaties .

Despite the crisis , a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Abu Rudeina stressed the talks could be extended if Israel freed 26 prisoners , the last wave of a total of 104 prisoners Israel agreed to veterans who were released .

" What is needed now is a commitment to Israel on issues that may lead to an extension of talks . If they do , we are ready , " he said on Wednesday .

And Abbas told the Israeli opposition lawmaker who visited her in the West Bank administrative center of Ramallah that he would insist that 14 Israeli Arabs were among those freed , according to Haaretz newspaper .

The report said that if the extended talks , Abbas wants the first three months " is devoted to the serious discussion of the border . "

The Palestinians want a state based on the lines that existed before Israel occupied the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the 1967 Six Day War .
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According to Channel 2 , Israel's Chief of Homeland Security Shin Bet called for 10 of 26 scheduled for released prisoners deported abroad or transferred to Gaza .


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