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Palestinians to give Israelis deadline on talks
Palestinians to give Israelis deadline to accept 'ground rules' on settlements, border
By The Associated Press

JERICHO, West Bank (AP) ' Palestinian officials say they'll give a deadline to Israel to accept ground rules for negotiations, and suggest that a 'no' will allow them to shelve Mideast talks until it does.

Palestinians ended low-level talks in February, claiming Israel didn't present serious offers.

The officials said Saturday they'll ask Israel in writing to freeze settlements and recognize the pre-1967 frontier as a baseline for border talks. Israel has refused to do so.



Palestinians believe negotiating with Israel's right-wing government is pointless. Israeli rejection of the ground rules would let them pursue other strategies, including a bid for Palestinian U.N. membership.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki did not say when Israel would need to respond.


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