Peretz, Ki-Moon set to meet on security issues

Defense Minister Amir Peretz was set to meet with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Tel Aviv Saturday evening. The two officials were expected to discuss implementation of UN Resolution 1701, the UNIFIL peacekeeping force in Lebanon, Israel's kidnapped soldiers, and the current situation in the Palestinian Authority. Earlier, Ki-Moon stated at a press conference that he would not meet with Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh.