Herzog to NYT: There was no Golan agreement

October 13, 2012 09:05

Michael Herzog, a former chief of staff to Defense Minister Ehud Barak, denied a Friday Yediot Aharonot report that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu agreed to return the Golan Heights in secret talks with Syria in 2010, the New York Times reported.

“Nothing was agreed between the parties,” Herzog, who was involved in the talks, told the Times, adding that the negotiations were “a work in progress.”

“There was a detailed list of Israeli demands meant to serve as a basis for a peace agreement,” Herzog explained.

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