Ya’alon: Israel ready to extend timeline for talks

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Tuesday that Israel is seeking Palestinian consent to extending peace talks beyond the 9-month deadline set by US Secretary of State John Kerry. During a tour of the IDF Central Command, he said Israel would accept oral Palestinian consent because they object to any written documents. The gaps between the sides, said the minister, were as wide as ever, but Israel is willing to continue talks..


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