Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.
Isa 28:15 Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves: (Isaiah 28:14,15)
Report: Quartet working on declaration as basis for talks
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Quartet is working on a declaration to be used as a basis for direct peac talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton announced on Thursday according to Reuters.
Ashton was confident that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas could be brought to the table, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
"Abbas is very close [to accepting direct talks]. In principle, President Abbas should be in a position to give a definitive answer by Sunday or early next week," she wrote.