Netanyahu: I'll talk to Mubarak about accelerating peace talks - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 18.07.10 | 18:27 (IDT)

    Last I heard, Israel and Egypt already had a peace agreement. The last I heard from the Palestinians, they rejected any direct peace talks, much less "accelerating peace talks". Bibi is certainly in an all fired hurry to get talks going. This is a great reason for the Palestinians to reject them. If Israel was really interested in withdrawing from the settlements, which would happen in case of a peace agreement, then they wouldn't have a problem freezing settlement growth. In fact, it would be in Israels interest to stop building settlements if they had any intention of evacuating them.

    from the article: Egypt FM: Still no basis for direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
    First published 15:19 18.07.10 | Last updated 15:19 18.07.10
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