EU Must Open Dual Peace Initiative On Middle East
Nabil Sha’ath: European Union Has to Open a Dual Peace Initiative
LISBON -- Palestinian Foreign Minister, Nabil Sha’ath, said that the European Union have to open a new ‘dual peace initiative’, for the Middle East, given the U.S engagement in the due 2004 elections.
Sha’ath was quoted as saying: “we need for two parallel initiatives so as to resume the stalled peace process and to protect the Palestinian people from the long-run consequences of the Israeli practices against the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), particularly the construction of the Apartheid Wall”
French Foreign Minister, Dominique de Villepin, stated that Europe has to move a head for peace in the Middle East so as to abate violence and terror in 2004.
De Villepin and Sha’ath were speaking in a meeting in the Bortogeese capital of Lisbon, within efforts to get the peace process back on the track.