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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Israeli Peace Talks

JERUSALEM -- On the eve of briefing the Clinton administration on increasingly strained talks with the Israelis, Palestinian negotiators announced agreement Monday on two important symbols of Palestinian sovereignty f a port and safe passage f but warned that the major issues remain deadlocked.

Palestinians will enjoy "safe passage'' between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank starting in October, top negotiator Saeb Erekat said, and work on a Gaza City harbor will begin then.