Official: Netanyahu ready to discuss border ‚package‘

02.08.2011                      02.Aw-Elul, 5771


Official: Netanyahu ready to discuss border 'package'

Suggests PM has signaled readiness to renew talks frozen since last year in anticipation of Palestinian statehood bid.

Israel has told Middle East power brokers it was ready to discuss a proposed package on borders with Palestinians to help Western powers revive stalled peace talks, an official in Jerusalem said on Monday.
The official denied reports by Israeli and other media outlets that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had backed down from an earlier rejection of US President Barack Obama's proposal to negotiate a pullback to 1967 lines….