Itongadol.- Members of coalition, opposition to travel to West Bank on Wednesday to discuss overcoming crisis in peace talks.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is set to meet with members of the Knesset on Wednesday, to discuss the current crisis in negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
A small group of Knesset MKs, including opposition and coalition members, will travel to Ramallah to meet directly with the PA president and together come up with solutions to overcome obstacles, a statement from the Labor MK Hilik Bar read.
During the meeting, Abbas is expected to present options to the MKs about extending negotiations, and will hear the MKs ideas for working through the current stall in talks.
Labor MK Hilik Bar said "the purpose of the meeting on Wednesday is to let members of the Knesset hear directly, without the intervention of negotiators, the Palestinian Authority\’s stance on the crisis in peace negotiations, and possible solutions to overcome them."
"We Knesset members are asking ourselves how we can help break through this critical stage in negotiations and give another opportunity for the peace process with Palestinians," he added.
Bar continued and stressed the importance of reaching a peace agreement with the Palestinians, saying that the lives of Israelis will be universally improved if a deal is reached.