Elusive search for peace: Former Israeli peace negotiator

Opposition leader backs peace talks

Mrs Tzipi Livni says the current government is steadily eroding Israel's identity as a democratic and Jewish state.
Mrs Tzipi Livni says the current government is steadily eroding Israel's identity as a democratic and Jewish state.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

At first sight, the party headquarters of Israel's new opposition leader offers little hope to the government's numerous opponents.

Graffiti sullies the entrance to her rundown Tel Aviv office building. Yellow water stains adorn the suspended plaster ceiling and the few staff on hand share a restroom with a law firm next door.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 29, 2018, with the headline 'Opposition leader backs peace talks'. Subscribe