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  4/24/2014, Nissan 24, 5774

Even Leftist Ministers May Agree to Stop Talks

The inner cabinet forum known as the Diplomacy-Security Cabinet will convene Thursday to discuss the reconciliation announcement by the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority (PA) and Gaza-based Hamas.

Even the most government's fervent believer in the “peace process,” Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, who heads the negotiations team, appeared flummoxed by the latest events Wednesday. “This is a very problematic development, which harms the peace efforts that have been going on intensively and the chance that was only created recently,” she said.