State rejects Israeli medical residents‘ bid for talks without preconditions

28.10.2011                      30.Tischrei. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch

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State rejects Israeli medical residents' bid for talks without preconditions

Medical residents proposed return to talks if August deal scrapped; states claims proposal ignores earlier High Court request to focus talks on residents only.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahyu's government on Thursday rejected medical residents' offer to renew talks with with no preconditions for a limited period of two weeks.
The government said it would return to negotiations with over the residents' working conditions only if the collective agreement reached in August with the Israel Medical Association was upheld….