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France to convene Middle East peace conference

May 30, 2016

On Thursday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced France will hold an international conference in Paris on May 30 in an effort to spur talks between Palestinians and Israelis by the end of the year.

Ayrault said the goal of the summit is to “build a collective commitment of the international community in preparation for paving a diplomatic horizon for peace. It is in everyone’s interest.”

The May conference will include the Middle East Quartet (the United States, Russia, European Union and United Nations), the Arab League, the U.N. Security Council and about 20 countries.

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