A very intelligent request by Abbas. He is providing the Palestinians good service by insisting on the border issue -- which is, along with sovereignty, of paramount importance to the future Palestinian state. But as I've noted previously, there should be a third party whose credibility cannot be questioned. This does not mean there will be a fair and just resolution... sorry. Read Gideon Levy's latest column, and believe him.
Donald Trump: Israeli settlement construction in West Bank should 'keep going' (Haaretz)
from the article: Abbas wants a trilateral meeting between aides before direct talks