27 May 2015

Statement by Middle East Quartet

The following statement by the Middle East Quartet (United Nations, Russian Federation, United States, European Union) was issued today:

The Quartet today expressed its deep appreciation to Tony Blair as he plans to step aside as the Quartet’s Representative.

As the Quartet’s envoy on the ground during the last eight years, Mr. Blair demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the cause of Israeli-Palestinian peace and made lasting contributions to the effort to promote economic growth and improve daily life in the West Bank and Gaza.

The Quartet thanks Mr. Blair for his remarkable service and reaffirms its commitment to advancing peace and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians.

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