Egypt crisis makes Mideast talks `imperative`: Quartet
Munich (Germany): The Quartet of diplomatic
powers on Saturday urged Israelis and Palestinians to urgently
resume peace talks in light of popular revolts in Egypt and
elsewhere in the Arab world.
"In view of the developments in the Middle East, the
Quartet expressed its belief that further delay in the
resumption of negotiations is detrimental to prospects for
regional peace and security," the group said in a statement.
"The Quartet emphasised the need for the parties and
others concerned to undertake urgently the efforts to expedite
Israeli-Palestinian and comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace,
which is imperative to avoiding outcomes detrimental to the
The statement was issued after a meeting between US
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Russian Foreign Minister
Sergei Lavrov, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and UN
chief Ban Ki-moon in Munich.
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