Moallem: Renewal of peace talks without Golan withdrawal promise pointless
By JPOST.COM STAFFPublished: MAY 23, 2009 04:17Advertisement
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem responded to recent calls to return to peace negotiations with Israel by saying that such talks were worthless in the absence of a promise to return the Golan Heights.
Moallem said Friday on Syrian state television that "an Israeli guarantee to withdraw from the Golan Heights is not a condition [to talks], but is necessary for peace.
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