French FM Renews Push for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault sought European backing on Monday for a new push to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, saying quick action is needed to keep alive hopes of a two-state solution to the long conflict.
Mr. Ayrault’s proposal revives an initiative of his predecessor, Laurent Fabius, who sought to unite a coalition of major powers behind an effort for a deal. But some European diplomats have questioned the timing, warning it is likely to generate little momentum during the US presidential campaign and when EU-Israeli relations have grown cold.
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