TEL AVIV, April 26. /ITAR-TASS/. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he was ready to continue the talks with Israel provided the latter releases Palestinian prisoners under the fourth stage of amnesty and suspends the construction of new settlements in the West Bank.
Abbas made the statement at his Mukataa residence in Ramallah at a meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organisation leadership on Saturday, April 26.
“There are no obstacles to resuming the talks [with Israel], but 30 prisoners must be released,” he said, adding that Palestine was prepared to discuss a map of its borders for the next three months, during which all settlement activities must be stopped.