Israeli, Palestinian negotiators meet Wednesday with US envoy

US Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on January 6, 2014Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are to meet again Wednesday with US mediator Martin Indyk in a bid to try and save the peace process from crumbling, a Palestinian official said. There was no immediate confirmation from officials in Israel, which observes the seven-day Jewish holidays of Passover from sunset on Monday. Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat met on Sunday his Israeli counterpart Tzipi Livni and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s special envoy Yitzhak Molcho on Sunday. That meeting was “difficult” and there are still “big gaps” between the sides, the Palestinian official said.

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