Middle East Breaking News: U.S. to Name Martin Indyk as Middle East Peace Envoy

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Middle East Breaking News: U.S. to Name Martin Indyk as Middle East Peace Envoy

by Wochit 0:47 mins

Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to announce former U.S. ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk as Washington's Middle East peace envoy, according to a source familiar with the matter. Israeli and Palestinian teams are heading to Washington for preliminary talks toward a formal re-opening of negotiations. Both sides are emphasizing that many obstacles stand between them and a final deal JERUSALEM Israel's cabinet approved the release of 104 Arab prisoners to help restart peace talks with the Palestinians and end nearly three years of diplomatic stagnation.

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