20 May '11, 12pm

EU 'welcomes' Obama call to respect pre-1967 borders

BRUSSELS - THE European Union said on Friday it 'warmly welcomes' US President Barack Obama's call for a peace deal based on the border prior to the 1967 Middle East war. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton 'warmly welcomes President Obama's confirmation that the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with the mutually agreed swaps, with secured and recognised borders on both sides,' a spokesman for Ms Ashton said. In a keynote policy speech the previous day, Mr Obama included a clear call for Israel and the Palestinians to use the lines that existed before 1967 as the basis for talks to achieve a negotiated solution to the conflict. The common goal of both the EU and the United States remained 'a just and lasting solution' with Israel and a viable Palestinian state 'living side by side in peace and security,' said Maja Kocijancic. The EU ho...

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