Brussels, 11 September 2006
S249/06
Statement by

Javier SOLANA,

EU High Representative for the CFSP,

on the progress in forming a Palestinian national unity government
Javier SOLANA, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), has talked to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the progress in forming a Palestinian national unity government. He conveyed to him the following message:

"I welcome your efforts deployed in order to form a national unity government and I hope that you will succeed very soon. That development could have a very positive influence to re-energize the peace process".

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FOR FURTHER DETAILS:
Spokesperson of the Secretary General, High Representative for CFSP
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e-mail: presse.cabinet@consilium.europa.eu


Document symbol: S249/06
Document Type: Press Release, Statement
Document Sources: European Council
Subject: Self-government area/developments
Publication Date: 11/09/2006