Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Arab League to review its position regarding negotiations with Israel

From Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt (translated from the Arabic Edition), 12 July 2010, by Khalifa Gab Allah:

...Netanyahu had announced on Sunday that he would visit Cairo to discuss the possibility of restarting direct negotiations with the Palestinians. ...Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas will arrive in Cairo on Wednesday night and meet with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak the following day.

...According to Hisham Youssef, chief of staff for Arab League General Secretary Amr Moussa, the peace talks [between the Israelis and the Palestinians] were still on track.

...Youssef added that an Arab League commission responsible for the Arabic Peace Initiative will hold a meeting on 29 July with Abbas to review the league's position towards the indirect negotiations currently in progress.

Moussa's chief of staff explained that the commission's assessment of the indirect negotiations will be presented at a gathering of Arab foreign ministers in September, marking the end of a four-month trial period the Arab League had previously set for the negotiations. The ministers will then adopt a collective position regarding the negotiations, he said...
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