Letters and other incentives - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • S. Lahat
    • 31.07.13 | 06:33 (IDT)

    It was obvious that the U.S. would use the carrot-and-stick approach in order to get the peace-talks jump-started again - these letters may contain the carrot part, but the stick portion is certainly also to be an incontrovertible component of the incentives employed by Washington - and others. The public will never be privy to all the behind-the-scenes maneuvers that were put in motion in order to facilitate the resumption of the negotiations - at least not at the present. Let us hope all approaches will ultimately result in a concrete and historic agreement between Israel and the nascent State of Palestine.

    from the article: U.S. gave Israel, Palestinians letters of assurance in order to renew talks
    First published 00:42 31.07.13 | Last updated 00:42 31.07.13
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