Middle East peace process, assistance – EU General Affairs and External Relations Council conclusions – EU press release/Non-UN document (excerpts)


COUNCIL OF

THE EUROPEAN UNION

16291/06 (Presse 353)

PROVISIONAL VERSION

PRESS RELEASE

2771st Council Meeting

General Affairs and External Relations

Brussels, 11-12 December 2006

President:         Mr Erkki Tuomioja
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria

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MIDDLE EAST

Over lunch, ministers discussed the Middle East peace process with a view to the 14 and 15 December meeting of the European Council, on the basis of a presentation by High Representative Javier Solana who visited the region recently. Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner informed ministers on the need to extend the Temporary International Mechanism for aid to the Palestinian people, which will expire at the end of the month. Ministers agreed that its operation should be extended for a further three months. 

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Document Type: Conclusions, Press Release
Document Sources: European Council, European Union (EU)
Subject: Assistance, Peace process
Publication Date: 12/12/2006
2019-03-12T18:01:58-04:00

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