Saturday, September 24, 2011

Quartet: Peace deal by 2012 International Quartet sets timetable for new Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Clinton and Ashton Photo: AFP

The International Quartet of Middle East mediators proposed on Friday that Israel and the Palestinians should meet within one month to agree an agenda for new peace talks with a goal of a deal by the end of 2012.

In a statement, the Quartet - the United Nations, the European Union, the United States and Russia - said it wanted to see comprehensive proposals within three months on territory and security, and substantial progress within six months