Fayyad: Conditions not ripe for renewing talks with Israel

20.10.2011                      22.Tischrei. 5772                       Schmini Azaret

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Fayyad: Conditions not ripe for renewing talks with Israel

Palestinian Authority PM says Palestinians not ready to resume dialogue as set out by Quartet; comments come as Blair hints that Middle East mediators want border proposals from both sides.

The time is not right for meaningful Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said on Wednesday, saying they are only likely to produce a blame game rather than a settlement.
The Quartet of Middle East peace mediators has failed to meet its own goal of bringing the two sides into direct talks, instead scheduling separate meetings with them on Oct. 26 in the hope of eventually bringing about negotiations….