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Will Germany play role in Israeli-Palestinian talks?

Germany is deeply engaged in efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its diplomats say that the Paris conference should be based on the Quartet report.
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Intense deliberations are taking place between the members of the Quartet (United States, United Nations, European Union and Russia) to finalize a report on the obstacles to a two-state solution and the terms of reference for future negotiations involving Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA).

There is broad agreement among Quartet representatives on the necessity of sharply denouncing the settlement expansion policy of the Benjamin Netanyahu government and the incitement to violence by official organs of the PA. There is, at the moment, less of a consensus on the two-state solution policy platform that is being prepared by the Quartet. The US administration is the key for reaching such a consensus.

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