Burg accepts Palestinian invitation

David Magen, the Center Party's chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, called on Burg to turn down the offer, while Ron Cohen of the Meretz Party, told Burg not to give in to pressure and go to Ramallah.

The date of the address was not disclosed, Israel Radio reported.

Foreign Minister Shimon Peres met Tuesday in Paris with Qurei to arrange the parley.