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Feb 27, 2018

EU must pursue balanced policies regarding conflicts in the Middle East, says official

After an EU foreign ministerial meeting in Brussels, Levente Magyar said participants had reviewed the peace process and presented their views regarding chances for restarting Israeli-Palestinian talks

A leading government official has said that the European Union must pursue balanced policies regarding conflicts in the Middle East.

Levente Magyar, Foreign Ministry state secretary, called for the next meeting of the EU-Israel Association Council to take place as soon as possible.

After an EU foreign ministerial meeting in Brussels, Magyar said participants had reviewed the peace process and presented their views regarding chances for restarting Israeli-Palestinian talks.

According to MTI, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini presented a report on last week’s donor conference on the Sahel region, where Hungary offered to raise the number of soldiers serving in an EU military training mission in Mali from six to 21.

The foreign ministry said that the region’s stability is “very important” and reinforcing the army of Mali is important in the fight against illegal migration and terrorism.