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LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama agreed during a telephone conversation on Friday that there is an urgent need for Middle East peace talks, officials said.
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Cameron spoke with Obama following his meeting with Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari in London, Downing Street said.
Cameron's spokesman said on condition of anonymity in line with policy
that on the Middle East the leaders "agreed on the need for the parties
to move as soon as possible to direct peace talks."
The White House said the conversation about the need for the direct
Mideast talks and other issues was part of ongoing consultations between
the two leaders on a shared global agenda.
Cameron also discussed the Middle East peace process in talks Wednesday
in Rome with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.