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GI representative meets with French FM

17/02/2008: GI representative meets with French FM Kouchner in Jerusalem
Date: 17.02.08

On Sunday, February 17th, GI Foreign Relations Director Michal Radoshitzky participated in a meeting between French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner and Israeli and Palestinian NGOs.

Some 15 NGOs were participated in the meeting, during which organization representatives had lunch with the foreign minister and heard views on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Kouchner spoke of the need for reconciliation and voiced his optimism regarding current peace efforts.

Radoshitzky stressed the importance on the International community's involvement in the negotiation process and highlighted the need to reach an agreement by the end of 2008, the deadline set at November's Annapolis Conference on Mideast peace.