Palestinian official: We will halt talks until settlement construction stops

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 6, 2013 02:56

A senior Palestinian official told AFP on Tuesday night that the Palestinian Authority refuses to continue peace talks with Israel as long as Jewish settlement in the West Bank continues.

"The Israeli side is determined to continue its settlement and we cannot continue negotiations under these unprecedented settlement attacks," he told AFP, adding that negotiations broke down during Tuesday's session, said to be the 17th meeting since talks started three months ago.


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