Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has demanded that Israel's prime minister present a map for a future Palestinian state before any peace talks can resume, an aide said on Friday.
Abbas "wants to know, through a map to be presented by Benjamin Netanyahu to (US Secretary of State John) Kerry, what the prime minister's view of a two-state solution would be, especially the borders," political adviser Nimr Hammad told AFP.
The remarks came just days ahead of a visit by Kerry, who will hold fortnightly meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, local media say, as he tries to revive the stalled peace process.
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"Any return to negotiations requires Netanyahu to agree on 1967 borders," Hammad said.
Abbas has insisted that participation be conditioned on using the lines that existed before the 1967 Six-Day War as the basis for negotiating future borders.
Abbas also repeated to Barack Obama ,on his first visit to the region as US president in March, that a halt to Israeli settlement building in the Palestinian territories was a precondition for any peace talks.