PM Netanyahu met in Sharm a-Sheikh (Sept14) with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, in the framework of the direct talks, followed by talks in Jerusalem (Sept 15).- President Peres meets with Secretary Clinton (15 Sept)- US Envoy Mitchell (Sept 15): "The president and the prime minister again reiterated their condemnation of violence that targets innocent civilians and reaffirmed their conviction that the goal of two states for two peoples can be achieved only through negotiations. The two parties agreed that their negotiators will continue these discussions next week to lay the groundwork for the next round of talks at the leadership level."
On August 20, 2010, US Secretary Clinton invited Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas to meet on September 2 in Washington, D.C. to re-launch direct negotiations to resolve all final status issues. President Obama also invited President Mubarak of Egypt and King Abdullah of Jordan to attend.
• Remarks by President Shimon Peres and Secretary Clinton in Jerusalem (15-Sep-2010)