High Representative of EU congratulates Netanyahu on formation of government

Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union published a statement congratulating Prime Minister Netanyahu on the formation of the coalition.
In her statement, she emphasized the importance of re-opening the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. "The Israeli people and the Palestinian people deserve not only a future, but also a present of peace after too much suffering: entire generations have paid and still pay the price of a lack of confidence and courage," she said.