Iranian Ministers accuse French Foreign Minister Fabius of ‘defending Israel’.
French FM expressed the concerns Israel has raising to no avail, ‘no certainty’ a deal will be reached.
By Ari Yashar
Amid the ongoing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, two senior Iranian MPs Saturday claimed French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is defending Israel. The French FM has expressed concerns that Israel has raised over the proposals.
Fabius traveled to Geneva Friday where the talks between Iran and six world powers (P5+1) are being held.
He arrived the same day as US Secretary of State John Kerry, who made the trip to Geneva for three-way meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton. Continue Reading »
Abbas meets with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius in Ramallah who urges Israel to stop settlement activities.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that there is “nothing” preventing him from personally meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) and France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius shake hands after addressing the media following their meeting in the West Bank city, Ramallah, August 24. – Photo: Reuters
The comments come nearly one month after direct peace talks between the two sides resumed after a three-year stalemate.
“There is nothing at all that prevents a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu at the right time for us to meet or at a time we need to meet,” Abbas said in Ramallah at a press conference with visiting French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. Continue Reading »