News Brief 3/7/2012, Adar 13, 5772
PA Demands Jewish Housing Freeze Before Negotiations
Saeb Erekat, a senior negotiator with the Palestinian Authority said that the PA would not return to negotiations with the Israeli government without another housing freeze. The Israeli government imposed a 10 month freeze on all construction of homes and schools for Jewish areas of Judea and Samaria in 2009. Erekat made the statements in the presence of Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, who is visiting the PA capital city of Ramallah.