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  7/28/2013, Av 21, 5773

Peace Talks Start Monday, Announces U.S.

Middle East peace talks will restart in Washington on Monday, the State Department announced on Sunday, according to AFP.

It said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to both Israeli and Palestinian Authority leaders and "personally extended an invitation to send senior negotiating teams to Washington to formally resume direct final status negotiations.