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  • Quartet calls on Palestinians, Israelis to return to talks

    April 11, 2012 | 6:13 pm

    Middle East peace mediators on Wednesday criticized Israeli settlement building and called on donors to meet aid pledges to the Palestinians as they sought to revive moribund peace talks.

    The so-called Quartet - the European Union, Russia, the United Nations and the United States -...

  • Quartet urges return to direct talks

    December 15, 2011 | 10:27 am

    The Mideast Quartet once again urged Israel and the Palestinians to return to peace talks without preconditions.

    A U.S. State Department statement issued Wednesday said envoys of the entities comprising the Quartet—- the United States, the European Union, Russia and the United...

  • Opinion: Blowing in the wind

    By Douglas Bloomfield

    October 4, 2011 | 12:46 pm

    Israel gave a conditional “Yes” to the Mideast Quartet’s latest proposal to resume negotiations but the Palestinians are sticking to their demands for a settlement freeze and more before Mahmoud Abbas will sit down with Benjamin Netanyahu.

    Meanwhile, the Netanyahu government...

  • Israeli senior ministers disagree on Quartet proposal

    September 28, 2011 | 11:19 am

    Israel’s senior Cabinet ministers failed to reach an agreement on accepting a Mideast Quartet proposal to renew peace negotiations with the Palestinians.

    The ministers met until the wee hours Wednesday but could not agree on accepting an initiative that is believed to have the...

  • Mideast Quartet ‘greatly concerned’ by Israel’s recent settlement plans

    August 16, 2011 | 10:53 am

    The Middle East Quartet said Tuesday that they were alarmed by Israel’s latest announcements about new settlement plans in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

    The so-called quartet, made up of the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations, released a statement...