"Netanyahu continues to demand prior commitments from the Palestinians on security and control of the Jordan Valley. The Americans (and, of course, the Palestinians) insist that talks deal immediately with all the core issues, including Jerusalem and refugees." A "prior commitment" is somehow different from a "precondition for talks"? How so, exactly?
Saudi FM: We hope Iran uses sanction relief for development, not nefarious activities (Reuters)
from the article: Obama offered Netanyahu a gentlemen's agreement on Jerusalem