PA Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat_311.
(photo credit: Reuters)
The Palestinian Authority is angry over Israeli leaks regarding the recent
Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in Jordan.
Chief PLO negotiator Saeb
Erekat said Wednesday he filed a complaint with the Quartet members – the US,
EU, UN and Russia – about leaks by the Israeli government regarding the Amman
Erekat said that reports in the Israeli media about the meetings
contained “half-truths.” The Israeli government was behind these leaks, he
According to Erekat, who had met in Amman with Israeli envoy
Yitzhak Molcho, both sides agreed that the content of the discussions would
“The Israeli government is determined to destroy any
chance of resuming the peace process,” he said. “The leaks are intended for
Erekat said that the Jordanians and the Quartet were
disappointed by the Israeli government’s position during the “exploratory” Amman
Erekat’s comments came in response to Israeli media reports that
the positions on the issue of borders presented by Prime Minister Binyamin
Netanyahu did not significantly differ from those presented by then-foreign
minister Tzipi Livni at the Annapolis Conference in 2007.
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