If you contend that the Peres statement (below) was an official Israel government response to the Arab League peace offer, endorsed by the US and the EU, what was the response? What did he say? Was Israel prepared to enter negotiations in response to the peace offers, or did it reject them? "On March 28, 2002, then Foreign Minister Shimon Peres said: "Israel views positively every initiative aimed at arriving at peace and normalization. In this respect, the Saudi step is an important one, but it is liable to founder if terrorism is not stopped. We cannot, of course, ignore the problematic aspects which arose at the Beirut Summit and the harsh and rejectionist (sic) language used by some of the speakers. It is also clear that the details of every peace plan must be discussed directly between Israel and the Palestinians, and to make this possible, the Palestinian Authority must put an end to terror, the horrifying expression of which we witnessed just last night in Netanya"
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