Barak outlines conditions for peace deal with Palestinians
ByTovah Lazaroff
10 May 2011 23:25

Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Tuesday night outlined Israel's conditions for a peace deal with the Palestinians, including maintaining settlement blocs and Jewish neighborhoods of east Jerusalem.




He said the pre-1967 borders would be adjusted with land swaps that would leave the Palestinians


with the same amount of territory, as they would have been expected to receive under if there had been a full return to the 1967 line.




For security reasons, the new Palestinian state would be demilitarized and Israel would need to maintain a presence in the Jordan Valley to ensure.




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