- Jul 6, 2010
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State Department says all parties, including the Quartet, will release separate but simultaneous statements saying the stalled talks will resume early next month.
U.S.: Israel, Palestinians 'very close' to direct Mideast peace talks - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel NewsThe Obama administration said Thursday it is near to securing an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians to resume direct peace talks, while some U.S. officials said an announcement could be imminent.The State Department said an agreement was "very, very" close but that details were still being worked out. Speaking privately administration officials familiar with the matter said an announcement could come as early as Friday or Saturday. Those officials spoke on condition of anonymity due to the delicacy of the ongoing diplomacy.