Skip to comments.‘$4b. for Palestinians contingent on peace progress’
Posted on 06/26/2013 7:24:18 AM PDT by haffast
A $4 billion foreign investment package to boost peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians will not be considered unless US Secretary of State John Kerry succeeds in bringing the negotiating parties back to the table, The Times of Israel has learned.
[This package] is not intended as a substitute for the political process, a Western diplomatic source told The Times of Israel on Wednesday. It will be launched either in parallel or after the political track is resumed, as judged by John Kerry.
Kerry is scheduled to return to Israel later this week in an effort to relaunch negotiations amid reports of Israeli willingness to release a limited number of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the Palestinians forgoing the precondition of an Israeli acknowledgment of the 67 lines as the basis for talks.
At the closing session of the World Economic Forum in Jordan on May 26, Kerry presented a groundbreaking $4 billion package of private investment in the Palestinian economy. Coordinated by the office of Tony Blair, Quartet envoy to the Middle East, the investment package seeks to boost the Palestinian GDP by 50 percent within three years and cut unemployment from its current rate of 21-22% to just 8% in a similar time frame.
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It's gonna cost you.
US Secretary of State John Kerry tries to buy Nobel Peace Prize with a $4 billion foreign investment package to the Palestinians
If we had a real preseident and congress, we would let those bass turds drink their oil and let us become energy self suffcient.
Oh, and close the border unless you have a real skill and an iq over 120.
If we pay the Pali’s $4B in plutonium... Now that would be a good start towards peace. Heck while were at it, let’s throw in express air delivery, just to show them that we’re serious.