Archive: September 2009

Sep. 01

Solana tours Mideast for peace

“The EU’s foreign policy chief, Javier Solana, says that a timetable for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks could be announced by late September.”

Sep. 01

Solana supports González EU presidency bid

Sep. 01

Netanyahu offers 9-month settlement freeze

Sep. 01

EU foreign policy chief Solana to tour Middle East

Sep. 01

Solana: Europe supports Palestinian premier’s state vision

Sep. 01

Report: Obama to mediate Israel-PA meeting

Sep. 01

Israel may soon agree on settlement freeze: Solana

Sep. 03

WEU: ‘Dormant pact’ or sleeping giant?

What does the future hold for the WEU 10-nation alliance? THE EU considers whether to scrap it or resurrect it.

Sep. 03

Solana: Assure Palestinians return to their land

Sep. 03

Zapatero (AoC co-sponsor) meets with Abbas

Sep. 03

US: Mitchell to resume talks in Mideast next week

Sep. 04

US attacks Israel over West Bank settlements

“The Obama administration attacked Israel on Friday for giving the green light to the building of hundreds of new homes in the occupied West Bank even as the two sides negotiate a freeze on settlement construction.”

Sep. 05

EU urges Israel to rethink settlement plans

Sep. 06

Solana: Settlements must stop

“European Union foreign ministers, meeting in Stockholm on Friday, criticized the decision in a statement by Javier Solana, the outgoing EU foreign policy chief.”

Sep. 06

Solana discusses regional peace initiative during visit to Lebanon and Egypt

Sep. 06

Alliance of Civilizations introduced to Ohio

Sep. 06

Abbas set to discuss regional issues with King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia

Sep. 07

Zapatero (AoC co-sponsor) to make first tour of Middle East

Sep. 07

‘Settlement freeze will last 6 months’

Sep. 08

UN wants new global currency to replace dollar

“Although a number of countries, including China and Russia, have suggested replacing the dollar as the world’s reserve currency, the UNCTAD report is the first time a major multinational institution has posited such a suggestion.”

Sep. 09

Obama to seal US-UN relationship

Sep. 09

EU: Israeli settlements are blocking Middle East peace

Sep. 09

EU declaration on Israeli settlements

Sep. 09

UN chief: Continued settlement construction is “contrary to int’l law”

Sep. 10

US-Israel-PA meeting set for September 22

“The Obama administration decided on Wednesday to schedule a tripartite US-Israeli-Palestinian summit at the U.N. center in New York for September 22 … The three leaders will declare the resumption of Middle East peace talks.”

Sep. 10

Moratinos: We support signing EU-Syrian Association Agreement ASAP

Sep. 10

Israel-Europe relations strained under Netanyahu

Sep. 10

Mideast Quartet to meet in New York: Erakat

Sep. 13

Will the U.S. adopt Solana’s Mideast ‘peace’ proposal?

“Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians will resume next month on the basis of an understanding that the establishment of a Palestinian state will be officially announced in two years.”

Sep. 13

Irish support for Lisbon Treaty 62%, Business Post poll shows

Sep. 13

Web site featuring history of Europe’s integration (revival of the Roman Empire)

Sep. 13

Growing ties between Israeli, PA police forces (with help of Solana’s EUCOPPS)

Sep. 13

Peres and Mitchell meet in Jerusalem, discuss Middle East peace efforts

Sep. 13

Efforts intensify to resume peace talks

Sep. 15

Mounting troubles with the Int’l Criminal Court

Sep. 15

EU’s Solana: Iran meeting likely in Turkey with full U.S. participation

Sep. 15

Geneva Initiative unveils ‘recipe’ for Mideast peace

Sep. 15

EU countries practice ‘secret’ diplomacy, Hamas says

Sep. 15

Mitchell, Netanyahu meet in last-minute effort

“[Israeli] Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with U.S. special envoy George Mitchell in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning, for the second time in two days, in a last-minute effort to reach an agreement over the settlements issue.”

Sep. 16

Netanyahu: The land of Israel will be divided

“The Israel HaYom newspaper reveals a leftist turn for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Speaking in an interview to be published Thursday, the Prime Minister admitted he had come to terms with dividing the Land of Israel.

Sep. 21

New EU high representative to be decided Oct. 30

“The post of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs is also due to be filled next month following the retirement of incumbent Javier Solana.”

Sep. 21

‘Alliance of Civilizations’ comic book unveiled

Sep. 22

‘It’s time to move forward,’ Obama demands

“Israel, PA agree to restart negotiations; PM: Palestinians dropped preconditions, talks can resume within weeks; Abbas: ’67 borders must be guideline.”

Sep. 22

Text of Solana’s speech at Harvard: ‘Europe in the World’

Sep. 27

Obama: U.S. does not recognize ‘legitimacy of continued Israeli settlements’

“In declaring that it is time for Middle East peace ‘without preconditions,’ President Obama used his speech to the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to fire a warning at Israel that ‘America does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlements.’”

Sep. 27

G-20 takes center stage in new economic world order

Sep. 28

Netanyahu’s envoys to meet with Mitchell

Sep. 28

Quartet statement on Middle East peace

Sep. 29

Patten signals interest in EU foreign minister job

Sep. 29

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton commends Alliance of Civilizations

“Speaking in New York City on September 11, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton underlined the importance of the UN Alliance of Civilizations.”