Erekat: We will negotiate first on borders and security

November 17, 2010 09:25

Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat on Wednesday morning said that they key to peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians is in the hands of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

In an interview on Army Radio, Erekat said, "The Israelis know our position...we will negotiate beginning with borders and security...all other core issues...will be dealt with after 90 days."Erekat was referring to the proposed three month freeze on West Bank settlement construction.

The Palestinian official also called for a two-state solution along 1967 borders.

"I am under your [the Israeli] occupation...we want to reach a two-state solution with 1967 borders...we have recognized your existence," Erekat said .

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