Saturday, July 21, 2007

Quartet and Iran see different future

Rafi Dajani of ATFP sent this item in which the Washington Post reports on the concurrent meeting that Iran, Syria, Hamas and Hezbollah held to the Quartet meeting in order to strategize over their Mideast policy:

By Robin WrightWashington Post Staff WriterFriday, July 20, 2007; Page A12
Pledging to make headway where others have failed, Tony Blair made his debut as the new Middle East envoy at a meeting in Portugal yesterday with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and representatives of the European Union and Russia.
"There is no more important issue for peace and security in the world," Blair said at the Lisbon meeting of the Quartet, the group orchestrating Middle East peace efforts. "I'm nothing if not an optimist."

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