A detached from reality George Mitchell:
Oh yes, it’s all happening as I say, in my mind that is
US envoy says progress being made on moratorium issue; two sides have moved further in negotiations than in the Northern Ireland conflict.
Israel and the Palestinian Authority have moved further in a few days of intensive negotiations than the two sides in the Northern Ireland conflict did in “many, many months,” US special envoy George Mitchell said on Wednesday night, following the second consecutive day of the talks.
Mitchell, who brokered the Good Friday Agreement signed in 1998, was unusually upbeat in his characterizations of the meetings, saying “serious and substantive discussions” were well under way, and that the talks started at a “very rapid pace.”