Well, this is some progress but the determining factor of seriousness will be border proposals... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 21.10.11 | 05:43 (IST)

    by this particular Israeli government. There's no benefit to any party not to resume negotiations as in the Quartet's timeline proposal, the core issue of borders has to be addressed within the next few months. Otherwise a U.N. declaration of a Palestinian state by 2012 will not be in the making with such delay on a critical issue in the dispute. It's definitely a major setback for Israel if the PA loses the leadership of President Abbas, so I don't know what they're thinking.

    from the article: Netanyahu agrees to partially freeze West Bank construction in bid to resume talks
    First published 03:27 21.10.11 | Last updated 03:27 21.10.11
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