Former prime minister Ehud Olmert said Saturday that agreeing to concessions on Jerusalem during peace talks with the PA was "the most difficult moment" of his life.
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"It was very very painful," Olmert told David Igantius of The Washington Post, who was hosting the conversation at the Saban Forum in Washington.
"And yet I knew there was no alternative," Olmert continued. "If you want to make peace you have to be ready to make tough decisions - this is what you were elected for."
Olmert accused Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government of "not being dedicated to the peace process in a realistic way that will bring peace."