08.06.2011 6.Siwan, 5771 Schawuot 1
France to pursue Mideast conference despite U.S. reservations
French Foreign Minister Juppe tells reporters he believes there will be positive developments in the following weeks; Clinton says a conference is useless unless sides willing to negotiate.
French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe says France will pursue efforts to organize a Middle East peace conference despite reservations expressed by the United States and Israel, AFP reported on Wednesday.
"I have the feeling that our initiative has moved things" in the peace process, Juppe told reporters at the United Nations headquarters in New York. "I think there will be positive developments in the next weeks."…