Leaked Documents Show Palestinian Jerusalem Offer

Sunday, 23 Jan 2011 04:20 PM

 

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Al-Jazeera TV channel is quoting leaked documents showing a past Palestinian offer to share Jerusalem with Israel and limit the return of Palestinian refugees.

Those are the two most difficult issues.

Al-Jazeera claims it has 1,600 leaked documents from peace talks over the past decade.

The report says the Palestinians offered to let Israel keep all but one of the Jewish enclaves it build in east Jerusalem after capturing it in the 1967 Mideast war. Also, they proposed international control of the key Jerusalem holy site.

It said the Palestinians were ready to limit the return of Palestinian refugees to Israel to 100,000 over 10 years.

The talks ended without agreement.

The Al-Jazeera program Sunday was the first of four.

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