Abbas to Hale: Settlement construction must stop

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 3, 2012 13:32

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told US envoy David Hale on Monday night he is committed to the peace process on the condition that it will include the cessation of settlement construction beyond the Green Line, according to Israel Radio.

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were scheduled to meet in Amman on Tuesday for the first time in 16 months to discuss the possibilities of further diplomatic negotiations.


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