and European officials were in Israel on Tuesday in a strong push to
jumpstart the stalled peace process and thereby prevent Palestinian
unilateral statehood at the United Nations in September.
to use the next weeks and the next months to prevent such a difficult
situation in the United Nations. This is our goal and this is what we
work for,” German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said.
spoke at a joint press conference in Jerusalem with his counterpart
Avidgor Lieberman, after meeting together. Earlier he met with Prime
Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and he met with Palestinian Authority Prime
Minister Salam Fayyad in Ramallah. Westerwelle also held a phone
conversation with PA President Mahmoud Abbas.