Quartet urges revival of peace talks, reconstruction of Gaza

February 10, 2015   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: ,

Talks broke down last April with the Palestinians angry at continued building of Jewish settlements in occupied territory and Israel furious at attempts to bring Hamas, which officially denies Israel’s right to exist, into the Palestinian government.

“The Quartet underlined the importance of the parties resuming negotiations as soon as possible,” the group comprising the United States, European Union, United Nations and Russia said in a joint statement after their meeting in Germany.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Russia’s Sergei Lavrov and deputy UN head Jan Eliasson reiterated that talks must respect Palestinian aspirations for statehood and Israel’s security concerns.

 

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