Barak to meet with Ross, French FM in Tel Aviv

Defense Minister Ehud Barak was scheduled to meet with US envoy to the Middle East Dennis Ross in Tel Aviv on Thursday.
The two were scheduled to discuss preserving Israel's military qualitative edge as well as efforts to renew peace negotiations with the Palestinians.
Barak was expected to meet with French Foreign Minister Michèle Alliot-Marie later on Thursday to discuss renewing peace talks and other regional issues.