Mitchell: 'We hope for substantial progress on all permanent status issues'

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By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 25, 2009 20:18

US Middle East Envoy George Mitchell, responding to the security cabinet decision to freeze settlement construction for 10 months, said on Wednesday that he hopes that the freeze would be a first step toward a "total commitment to comprehensive peace in the Middle East." Mitchell was confident that the differing views of the parties could be reconciled through good faith negotiations.


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