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  Tishrei 23, 5772 , 21/10/11

Quartet Envoys to Meet Israel, PA Separately Next Week

Representatives of the Middle East Quartet (United States, United Nations, European Union and Russia) will apparently hold separate meetings, next week, with representatives of Israel and the Palestinian Authority in an effort to formulate a program for the resumption of direct negotiations between the two sides.

Sources at the UN said, this week, that they estimate a Security Council vote on the PA's unilateral bid for recognition as a sovereign state will take place on November 11th. 

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