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Fri, Oct 08, 2010 | Jerusalem Post | By Herb Keinon and Khaled Abu Toameh

Palestinian Azzam al-Ahmad, a senior Fatah official, center, chairs his delegations during the Arab foreign ministers preparation meeting in Sirte, Libya, Friday, Oct.8, 2010 where Libya prepares to host one-day Arab League summit. Israeli-Palestinian talks expected to top agenda. (AP Photo/ Amr Nabil)

Arab League to Give US One Month to Save Peace Talks

Diplomats at Arab League meeting in Libya say some countries suggesting return to indirect talks to avoid total breakdown of negotiations; Moussa blames Israeli negativity for impasse in peace process.

Arab countries will give the US one month to find a compromise which can save peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians after negotiations stalled over the issue of Israeli building in West Bank settlements, AFP reported a diplomat at the Arab League meeting in Libya as saying on Friday.

The unnamed diplomat said that a resolution to be approved later Friday by the Arab League Follow-up Committee on the peace process calls for the US administration to be given “a one month chance to seek the resumption of negotiations, including a halt to settlement [building].”

Under the resolution, the Arab foreign ministers would reconvene in one month’s time “to examine the policy alternatives if the diplomatic efforts fail.”

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