RAMALLAH, March 16 (JMCC) - In an effort to get peace talks back on track, the Obama administration is pressing Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu
to reverse last week's approval of 1,600 housing units in a disputed area of Jerusalem
, make a substantial gesture toward the Palestinians, and publicly declare that all of the core issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including the status of Jerusalem, be included in upcoming talks, reports the Washington Post
Israel is expected to respond Tuesday to the three demands made by Washington. Read
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