UN invites Arab countries to Middle-east peace talks

(VOVworld) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia to a meeting this month of the Middle East Quartet seeking a diplomatic solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia to a meeting this month of the Middle East Quartet (AFP)
The foreign ministers of the three Arab countries will join their counterparts from Russia, the United States and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini for the talks on 30 September. The secretary general of the Arab League will also attend the meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly gathering of world leaders.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has said that expanding the Quartet to Arab countries would be a way to revisit a peace plan put forward by Arab states.

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