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        1/1/2012, Tevet 6, 5772

      Government Confirms Amman Talks

      The Prime Minister's Media Advisor announced, Sunday evening, that Attorney Yitzhak Molcho, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's personal envoy to negotiations with the Palestinian Authority will travel to Amman on Tuesday to attend a meeting of the Quartet of Middle East peace broker nations. The announcement followed reports that Jordan was mediating a resumption of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, with the participation of Jordanian and Quartet representatives.

      National Information Directorate head Dr. Yoaz Hendel said, "We are grateful to King Abdullah II and to Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh for their initiative in convening the sides in accordance with the Quartet outline."