It has been revealed in The Times of Israel that the Palestinian Authority proposed closed door meetings to define Palestine’s borders.

The meetings between former Israeli interior minister Silvan Shallom and Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat took place in Jordan on 24 July, 2015. The Amman meeting was described as a “trust-building” move.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sought to jump start peace talks in September 2014 with a precondition of setting the future borders of a Palestinian state at the beginning of negotiations.

Shalom believed however that if Palestinians would get territorial assurances for a state, they would become unwilling to compromise on other core issues that need to be resolved, such as security arrangements, Jerusalem and refugees.

Shalom later resigned in disgrace with colleagues filing sexual harassment claims against him.

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Suzy Kiprien
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Abbas is not interested in peace, please… He has too much money to lose, should there be peace. The same with Hamas.
Both of them take huge cuts from international aid money, squirrel it away in tax havens.
Abbas is super-wealthy and will keep on pocketing money as long as there is no peace. And let’s not forget his annual salary and expense account. The guy works only a few hours/day.
Why do you think he gives one speech for the world and the opposite for his people?
A dream come true: http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3066/how-much-is-mahmoud-abbas-worth