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  Elul 5, 5770 , 15/08/10

Official: Quartet to Support Direct Talks

A senior diplomatic official in Jerusalem said that the Quartet was likely to declare that it wished to see direct talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority begin this week, a move that will push the PA to finally agree to the talks. Officials said they expected the declaration to affirm Israel's wish that negotiations begin without preconditions, while confirming the PA's wish to discuss specific issues, thus satisfying the requirements of both sides.
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