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Middle East Peace Process
The Council held discussions on the latest developments in the Middle East Peace Process. Ministers looked at how the EU can help ensure engagement by all relevant players in order to advance the peace process.
In the margins
The High Representative and the EU foreign ministers had an informal lunch with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the margins of the Council. The meeting was an opportunity for the European Union to reiterate its united and clear messages on the importance of preserving a two-state solution and on the status of Jerusalem as future capital of two states.