Sun Dec 9, 2012, 06:46 PM
Purveyor (29,425 posts)
Moscow Accuses US of Blocking Mideast Quartet Efforts
Source: RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, December 9 (RIA Novosti) The United States is blocking a meeting of the Quartet of Middle East mediators, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday.
We are seeking the convocation of the Quartet of international mediators. We are supported by the European Union and the UN while the United States, the fourth participant in this mechanism, does not want this. We are talking about this publicly, Lavrov said.
Russia also advocates convening an international conference on a nuclear-free area in the Middle East but this initiative is also being blocked by the United States, Lavrov said.
It was decided to hold this conference by late 2012. We are bearing the brunt of work with the Arabs, Israel and Iran. As a result, we have prepared a package quite acceptable for all but the Americans refused to support it, Lavrov said.
Read more: http://en.rian.ru/russia/20121209/178023415.html
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Sun Dec 9, 2012, 11:08 PM
John2 (2,730 posts)
and I also see the U.S. just got blamed for conducting a nuclear test by the Iranians and Japanese. What is the problem with our Government! And how much did it cost? We need to doc their pay! They need to cut back on their warmongering!