Blair calls Olmert, hopes gov't will advance peace

March 29, 2006 04:07

British Prime Minister Tony Blair called Prime Minister-elect Ehud Olmert to congratulate him on his Tuesday victory. "We don't yet know the full results but obviously what we hope very much is that there emerges a government in Israel that is prepared to and able to take forward the process of peace and reconciliation," Blair told reporters during his short visit to New Zealand.

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