'Preconditions for peace talks are unacceptable'

'Preconditions for peace talks are unacceptable'

MK Avi Dichter welcomes Netanyahu-Abbas meeting, but says that if the PA is imposing preconditions, it means it's not serious about talking.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2016, 6:15 AM
Abbas: We will not back down from our demands

Abbas: We will not back down from our demands

PA chairman dismisses the idea of "negotiations for the sake of negotiations" with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 1/24/2016, 6:33 AM
Abbas Sets New Preconditions for Peace Talks

Abbas Sets New Preconditions for Peace Talks

PA chairman demands terrorist release and "end of occupation" by 2017 as preconditions to restart peace talks.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/16/2015, 1:26 AM
Abbas: Free Terrorists and We'll Resume Talks

Abbas: Free Terrorists and We'll Resume Talks

PA Chairman says he's willing to resume peace negotiations, but once again repeats his usual preconditions.Elad Benari, 6/27/2014, 4:45 AM
Abbas: We're Willing to Resume Talks, But...

Abbas: We're Willing to Resume Talks, But...

Abbas says PA ready to resume negotiations with Israel but conditions that on the release of terrorists and a construction freeze.Elad Benari, 5/9/2014, 3:16 AM
Abbas Defiant Ahead of Meeting with Obama

Abbas Defiant Ahead of Meeting with Obama

Abbas's spokesman says that PA Chairman will stick to the “fundamental Palestinian principles” in meeting with President Obama.Elad Benari and Dalit Halevi, 3/16/2014, 2:46 AM
Abbas: Meet Our Conditions, Then We Can Have Peace

Abbas: Meet Our Conditions, Then We Can Have Peace

PA Chairman tells university graduates in Jericho: Unless all our demands are met, there will not be a peace agreement with Israel.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 5:44 AM
Erekat: U.S. Guaranteed All Our Preconditions

Erekat: U.S. Guaranteed All Our Preconditions

PA negotiator claims: Before we agreed to resume peace talks, the U.S. guaranteed us in writing that all our preconditions will be met.Elad Benari, 8/21/2013, 6:12 AM
Abbas: We're Not Making Any Concessions

Abbas: We're Not Making Any Concessions

PA Chairman indicates that he is willing to resume negotiations with Israel - but not give up on even one of his preconditions.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 7/8/2013, 4:43 AM
MK: Want Peace? Ignore Abbas’ Demands

MK: Want Peace? Ignore Abbas’ Demands

PA’s unrealistic demands amount to peace refusal, and giving in will just make it worse, MK warns.Maayana Miskin, 6/30/2013, 8:27 AM
Abbas: The Ball is in Israel's Court

Abbas: The Ball is in Israel's Court

"The Palestinian demands are clear, so Israel must now accept them in order to begin negotiations," claims PA Chairman.Elad Benari, 6/5/2013, 4:43 AM
Abbas Admits He's Under Pressure

Abbas Admits He's Under Pressure

PA Chairman admits he is under international pressure to resume talks with Israel and drop demands for a construction freeze.Elad Benari, 5/30/2013, 4:16 AM
Erekat Backs Kerry, Blasts Israeli 'Apartheid'

Erekat Backs Kerry, Blasts Israeli 'Apartheid'

PLO negotiator says PA will hold off on applying to join UN institutions to give peace a chance, then blasts Israel's "apartheid'.Elad Benari, 5/21/2013, 6:15 AM