By AP, JPOST.COM STAFFPublished: AUGUST 1, 2006 16:53Advertisement
Britain and Germany rejected a draft EU statement Tuesday calling for an immediate cease-fire in the fighting between Israel and Hizbullah, diplomats said.
Britain "can't accept" the draft under any circumstances, a senior British official said.
The two nations, at emergency EU foreign ministers' talks, offered an alternative draft calling for an eventual "cessation of hostilities" - with no time frame given.
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