Israeli, Palestinian delegations to meet

Updated: July 8, 2011, 2:54 PM ET
Associated Press

DURBAN, South Africa -- Israeli Olympic officials will travel to the West Bank for the next round of talks with their Palestinian counterparts on improving cooperation.

Pere Miro, the IOC's director of national Olympic committee relations, said Friday that an Israeli delegation has agreed to meet in Ramallah, calling it an "extraordinary precedent."

It is highly unusual for Israeli officials to go to Ramallah.

Israeli and Palestinian Olympic officials have met twice this year ...

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