Israelis, Palestinians try to hash out differences in bid for Olympic cooperation

21.04.2011                      17.Nisan, 5771                      Chel Hamo'ed 1; Tag 2 des Omer

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Israelis, Palestinians try to hash out differences in bid for Olympic cooperation

Palestinian committee head calls for freedom of movement, while Israeli counterpart urges end to boycott against athletes; 'Sports should not know borders,' says Palestinian committee head.

Israeli and Palestinian Olympic officials reaffirmed their desire to build stronger ties Wednesday, but came away without any tangible breakthroughs during a Sports for Peace meeting in Italy.

The meeting was arranged by International Olympic Committee vice president Mario Pescante as a followup to initial talks led by IOC President Jacques Rogge in January….