Tagged: Peace talks

‘We need a Palestinian state,’ says new EU foreign affairs chief

European High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini. (Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/JOHN THYS)

European High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini. (Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/JOHN THYS)

During Gaza visit, Federica Mogherini says establishment of state is ‘ultimate goal of all the European Union’

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Kerry to call for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 24, 2014. (photo credit: PMO)

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 24, 2014. (photo credit: PMO)

US secretary of state to make plea at donor conference for Gaza reconstruction in Cairo Sunday

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For peace talks, a 10th month of pregnancy?

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he gives a speech during a meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on April 26, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/Abbas Momani)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he gives a speech during a meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on April 26, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/Abbas Momani)

Negotiations ended this week without a deal, or an intifada, which leaves a situation ripe for secret contacts between the sides

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Why the peace talks are collapsing, part 94

Secretary of State John Kerry stands with Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, left, and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, after the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the State Department in Washington. (photo credit: AP/Charles Dharapak)

Secretary of State John Kerry stands with Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, left, and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, after the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the State Department in Washington. (photo credit: AP/Charles Dharapak)

Kerry’s well-intentioned but flawed oversight hasn’t helped, but it’s a deep asymmetry that is again dooming the negotiations

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PA: Talks can go on if Israel frees 1,000 prisoners

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas attends the 25th Arab League summit, March 25, 2014 (photo credit:AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas attends the 25th Arab League summit, March 25, 2014 (photo credit:AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)

Abbas rejects offer of 400 more freed Palestinians to continue negotiations, hands counteroffer to US mediators

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