Quartet envoys to meet as deadline to resume talks nears

09.10.2011                      11.Tischrei. 5772

Diplomatie:

Quartet envoys to meet as deadline to resume talks nears

“We’re not pinning high hopes on the Quartet meeting because our demands have not been met,” PA official tells 'Post'; says PA optimistic that the Palestinians will be able to get nine votes for statehood bid in UNSC.

Two weeks after the Quartet issued a proposal for renewing Israeli-Palestinian talks, and 14 days before the talks – under that proposal – are to begin, Quartet representatives will meet Sunday in Brussels to discuss how to move forward.

While Israel formally accepted the Quartet formula, the Palestinian Authority – though saying the proposal contained "encouraging elements" –  has not yet formally done so….