Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said Monday that negotiations with the Palestinians were no secret but were being conducted quietly, due to past experiences.
"When negotiations are conducted [in front of] the cameras, this results in the adoption of more extreme positions, the distortion of what is said in the negotiating room, the raising of expectations, followed by disappointment and violence," she said.
"Faced with a choice between headlines and daily drama as opposed to results - I choose results," Livni added.
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