Shimon Peres, President of the State of Israel, held a working meeting Sunday with United States Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk, the president’s office said in a statement.
President Peres welcomed Indyk to Israel and congratulated him for the efforts undertaken by the United States to progress the peace process. “The support of the United States for the peace talks is crucial to produce real long lasting results between the two sides,” he said.
During the meeting, both the peace process and the current situation in the Middle East were discussed at great lengths.
The peace talks are set to resume on Wednesday in Jerusalem.