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Israel says it would welcome the United States as a mediator but a US bid to revive negotiations, led by Us President Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has so far shown no progress.
The statement omitted any reference to Israeli settlement activity – a rarity for the Quartet.
Allegations of a conflict of interest between Blair’s role as Quartet envoy and the business interests of his private consultancy firm have dogged him intermittently over the last number of years.
Israelis will give their lives to hold onto Jerusalem, just as the British would for London, the Russians for Moscow and the Americans for Washington.
By SARAH HONIG
Netanyahu speaks with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, telling her he would be willing to meet PA President Abbas anytime.
By HERB KEINON
EU's Ashton hails success of Quartet meeting in Brussels, says envoys will "contact parties to invite them to meet in coming days."
Announcement follows Quartet meeting on steps to swiftly bring 2 sides back to the negotiating table; Israel indicates they would accept.
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