Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni on Dec. 16 said peace with Syria would have to involve more than mere culinary tourism, speaking in response to reports of Syria’s demands in indirect negotiations with Israel. Earlier it emerged that sources familiar with the peace talks said this week that Syria has drafted a document defining potential boundaries for the Golan Heights and is waiting for an Israeli reply through Turkish mediators. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad recently said Damascus wants Israel to take a clear position on the territorial problem between the two countries before agreeing to push stalled peace talks forward. The Syrian document sets the boundaries with reference to six geographical points, the sources told Reuters. (Haaretz)

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