Arab foreign ministers from 14 nations meeting in Cairo today gave Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas four months to pursue indirect negotiations with Israel.
The expectation is that the U.S. would act as the intermediary between the two sides.
An Israeli government spokesman welcomed the news, saying he hoped Israeli-Palestinian peace talks would resume soon.
For more, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Daniel Levy, co-director of the Middle East Task Force of the New America Foundation.
What will it take to secure a long-lasting peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians?
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