Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki and French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault..
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Foreign Affairs Minister of the Palestinian Authority, Riyad al-Maliki, said Saturday that some international nations interfered in the Paris summit peace talks to ensure that its final conclusions would be non-binding.
Al-Maliki was quoted saying that, "countries interfered so that the final announcement of the Paris Conference would not include concrete stances regarding the peace process, the settlements, or an established time-table."
According to one report, the United States was one of the nations involved in pushing this compromise.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was updated Friday night by French FM Jean-Marc Ayrault regarding progress made in the conference.
Ayrault said that France inc tends to send a designated emissary to the Middle East in order to push forward the peace process and regional stability.
According to Wafa, The PA's official news agency, Abbas thanked French President Francois Holland, and Ayrault for their efforts in the attainment of peace.
He emphasized that the, "Palestinian leadership is committed to a two-state solution based and is willing to cooperate with the international community" to attain it.