Worthy Christian News » Israel-Palestinian Conflict » Middle East peace talks open without Israeli, Palestinian representatives
(Worthy News) - In light of the Syrian civil war and the ongoing refugee crisis, the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has been largely pushed into the background in recent months. But the conference in Paris opening on Friday will aim to begin a new peace initiative between the two conflict parties.
Envoys from some 28 countries and organizations were invited to Paris on the request of France, with the aim of discussing how Israel and Palestine can be brought back to the negotiating table. Among the representatives were US Secretary of State John Kerry, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini.
"Right now if we put Palestinians and Israelis around a table, it is highly likely the discussion will last less than a few minutes," one French diplomat said. [ ... Read More (Source) ]