Palestinians Facing Immense Pressure

The Palestinians have been adamantly against peace with Israel. But they are currently facing some pressures to begin their peace negations again. The Jerusalem Post reported:

The Palestinian leadership is facing immense pressure from several parties to resume peace negotiations with Israel, Palestinian sources said on Sunday.

Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, France, Germany and Britain are some of the countries urging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to agree to hold direct negotiations with Israel, the sources said, adding that European Union officials were also involved in the effort.