Report: Abbas may agree to direct talks within two days

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to agree to the resumption of direct talks with Israel within as little as two days, Israel Radio relayed on Saturday citing a report by Arabic newspaper A-Sharq al-Awsat.
Abbas is waiting for an anticipated statement from the Quartet to be released early next week before he will announce any decision on talks, the Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported on Friday.