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Peace Talks Resume Under Veil of Secrecy

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, and Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat address reporters on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict negotiations at the U.S. Department of State. Photo: State Department.

JPost – Just hours after Israel released 26 Palestinian terrorists in the middle of the night to crimp “victory” celebrations, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met in total secrecy Wednesday evening in Jerusalem for talks the US hopes will yield a peace accord in nine months.

“The talks resumed,” Justice Minister Tzipi Livni’s spokeswoman, Mia Bengel, wrote on a Twitter post at around 7 p.m. “No photo opp. No statements. Why? To allow the teams to work together, and not think about the media waiting outside.”

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