Israeli authorities are preparing to release a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners from jail in the next 24 hours.
It is a gesture intended to kick start a new round of negotiations.
Tomorrow, representatives of the Israeli government and the Palestinian authority will sit down together in Jerusalem and talk. The meeting will be chaired by the U.S.
The BBC's Middle East correspondent, Kevin Connolly reports.
- Kevin Connolly, Middle East correspondent for the BBC.
This segment aired on August 13, 2013.