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Global Europe 29-03-2018

Spanish MEP: Time, status quo working against two-state solution

Elena Valenciano Spanish MEP, who headed a socialist delegation on a five-day fact-finding mission to Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories this week, spoke to EFE in Jerusalem on Wednesday (28 March).
Global Europe 21-02-2018

Abbas calls for new UN Mideast peace talks format

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas yesterday (20 February) called for an international conference to be held later this year to launch a new, wider Middle East peace process and pave the way to Palestinian statehood.
Global Europe 28-03-2017

Israel-Palestine deal remains EU’s ‘top priority’

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini yesterday (27 March) reiterated the EU's commitment to a two-state solution and its opposition to Israel's settlements in Palestine. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Global Europe 11-12-2015

Greek parliament to recognise Palestine amid opposition concerns

The Syriza-led Greek parliament will vote on 22 December to recognise the Palestinian state, triggering nervous reactions among centre-right opposition parties. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Med & South 12-10-2015

EU calls for restraint as some see a third Intifada start

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini called the Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday (11 October) and stressed that any reaction to a latest escalation of violence should be proportionate.

European leaders march with 3.7m French

European heads of states attended a mass Paris demonstration on Sunday, displaying unity against terrorism after a bloody week that saw 17 victims killed in France, including seven journalists at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. EURACTIV France reports.
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Global Europe 25-04-2014

EU urges Israel, Palestine to continue peace talks after Hamas-Fatah reconciliation

The European Union urged Israel and Palestine to continue with their peace talks beyond the April deadline, when reaching a peace agreement was due.
Global Europe 31-07-2013

EU and partners press Israeli, Palestinian leaders not to undermine peace talks

The EU and other Middle East negotiators have urged the Israelis and Palestinians to avoid actions that undermine new negotiations, after the two sides this week held their first talks since 2010.

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