Cameron, Obama push for Middle East peace talks

LONDON — There is an urgent need for Middle East peace talks agreed British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama during a telephone conversation on Friday, officials said.
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.