Herzog: Netanyahu And I ‘Labored’ Over Arab Peace Initiative

The Jerusalem Post reports: Chairman of the Zionist Union party and lead opposition figure in the Knesset MK Isaac Herzog revealed on Saturday that both he and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a number of discussions over the past several months concerning the so called “Arab Peace Initiative,” expressing his desire to move on favorable aspects of the plan that “would have undoubtedly changed the face of the region.”

During a cultural event held in Kfar Saba, Herzog said that he and the premier had “labored” over plans concerning a regional peace proposal initiated by Saudi Arabia, saying the two considered taking dramatic new steps in order to normalize relations with its traditionally hostile neighbors.

“With the launching of a proposed regional peace process, myself, the prime minister and international officials labored over terms” which would have laid out “very favorable conditions towards Israel,” Herzog said during the event.

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