Ban hails tripartite meeting, hopes it will lead to peace talks

Ban hails tripartite mee

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Monday hailed the tripartite meeting between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and US President Barack Obama that has been arranged for Tuesday in New York. Ban told Al-Arabiya he hoped the meeting would lead to a resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and a solution to problems on both sides.