Quartet officials coming to area to restart peace talks

26.10.2011                      28.Tischrei. 5772

Nahost-Quartett:

Quartet officials coming to area to restart peace talks

Latest effort at restarting negotiations comes three days after the sides missed a deadline for a first direct meeting the Quartet called for in its framework for returning to talks.

Quartet officials will take yet another stab over the next two days at kick-starting the stalemated diplomatic process, meeting separately in Jerusalem with Israeli and Palestinian representatives in an effort to convince the latter to agree to a direct meeting.
The Quartet officials – expected to include Quartet envoy Tony Blair, US envoy David Hale, Helga Schmid from the EU, the UN’s Robert Serry, and a Russian representative – is scheduled to meet on Wednesday with Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat….