Masdar City, United Arab Emirates, 17 January 2011 – Secretary-General's Opening Remarks at Press Conference in Masdar City, UAE [Q & A to follow]

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With respect to the impasse between Palestinians and Israelis, the Quartet has an important role to play in finding a way out, and I expect the Quartet to meet soon.

I continue to call on Israel to relieve the unacceptable conditions in Gaza and to freeze settlement activity anywhere in the occupied Palestinian territory, including in East Jerusalem.

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Document Type: Press Conference, Transcript
Document Sources: Secretary-General
Country: United Arab Emirates
Subject: Gaza Strip, Peace process, Quartet, Settlements
Publication Date: 17/01/2011