Peretz to promote Israeli-Palestinian environmental education

Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz met with UN Under-Secretary-General Wu Hongbo on Thursday in New York to discuss the future establishment of a joint environmental education program for Israelis and Palestinians.
"Environmental issues cannot wait for a final agreement," Peretz said. "And the negotiations are a window of opportunity to promote projects, and the ministry intends to invest $35 million in the Palestinians in the fields of waste treatment, water, education and solar farms."
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