|Date: 12/05/2012 Time: 11:58:00 PM
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas Saturday
said resuming peace negotiations with Israel was subjected to halting of
Jewish settlements, including in occupied East Jerusalem, and the two-state
Abbas, during a meeting with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's
advisor Yitzhak Malcho who handed over the premier's response to Abbas letter
over failed peace process, called for ending the plight of the Palestinian
prisoners in Israeli jails.
He, in a press statement, said the Israeli occupation authorities should
alleviate suffering of the Palestinian prisoners by meeting their demands:
ending solitary confinement and allowing family visits.