Beilin urges Olmert to accept Russia's offer to hold ME peace conference

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 21, 2008 15:15

Outgoing Meretz chairman Yossi Beilin on Friday urged Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to accept Russia's proposal to hold an peace conference in Moscow which would focus on kick-starting negotiations between Israel and Syria. Beilin called the offer by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov an "important initiative" saying such a conference would "increase the chances of peace between Israel and Syria as well as with Lebanon," Israel Radio reported.


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