Abbas: No peace talks without full settlement freeze
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will reject any U.S. invitation to
resume peace talks with Israel unless Washington persuades Israel to freeze settlement activity, an aide said on Monday.
Lieberman: Israel won`t let Palestinians declare state unilaterally
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday declared that Israel would not stand by idly should Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad go ahead with his stated plan to declare a de-facto state within two years.