Prime Minister's Office spokesman Mark Regev said, "it is our fervent desire that the current impasse can be overcome and we see an expeditious return to direct talks with the Palestinians," on board the prime minister's flight to New Orleans on Sunday, Reuters reported.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was expected to meet with US Vice President Joe Biden later on Sunday. The prime minister was in New Orleans for the 2010 General Assembly of Jewish Federations, taking place this week.
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