Israel, however, has time and again stressed "the importance it saw of arriving at the negotiations table "without preconditions," in what appeared to be as a direct rebuke of that Palestinian call to halt settlement construction as a condition for talks to take place." Did I not just raed on another thread that netanyahu claimed he will only talk security issues before anything else is discussed. Say again about Palestinians making pre conditions.
First refugees travelling on Hungarian bus arrive at Austrian border (Reuters)
from the article: U.S.: Settlement freeze will be discussed during direct peace talks