Israel to EU: Support Current Peace Talks

[Reuters] Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni urged EU parliamentarians on Tuesday to support U.S.-backed peace talks with the Palestinians rather than promote separate initiatives. "Even if it takes more time, we do not need intervention by the international community with bridging proposals," she said in Brussels. "The eagerness of the international community can lead to a failure that nobody can afford," she added. Israelis generally see the Europeans as overly sympathetic to the Palestinians. An EU proposal to deploy an international force in the administered territories was coolly received by Israel.

2008-12-03 01:00:00

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