What would Arab states have to give in exchange for a settlement freeze? – Haaretz – Israel News

 

A senior Israeli official familiar with Mitchell’s talks said Israel was skeptical the envoy would be able to coax Arab states to make concrete normalization commitments if only a temporary settlement freeze was declared.

What would Arab states have to give in exchange for a settlement freeze? – Haaretz – Israel News

 

[ In other words, we will not take even a first step to test out the response, because we have decided in advance that we won’t get the response we want. That’s a sure way to prevent progress toward peace. ]

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