Erekat: No talks until Israel stops settlement construction

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 13, 2010 13:22

The Palestinian Authority will not give in to pressure for direct peace talks unless Israel stops all settlement construction, Chief PA negotiator Saeb Erekat was quoted as saying Tuesday.

Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported that Erekat said the US was aware of this position and that US Mideast envoy George Mitchell was due to return to the region on Saturday.


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