Meeting between Mr. Laurent Fabius and his Palestinian counterpart (Paris, February 14, 2014)
Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met this morning with his Palestinian counterpart, Riyad al-Malki.
The minister of foreign affairs reaffirmed France’s support for the efforts to relaunch the peace process. He paid tribute to President Abbas’s determination to remain fully engaged in the negotiations and reaffirmed our constant position on settlement activity, which is illegal under international law. He also underscored that the EU had announced an offer to establish an unprecedented privileged partnership with the two parties in the event that a peace agreement is reached.
Mr. Laurent Fabius signaled France’s willingness to organize another donors’ conference for the Palestinian state in Paris.