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  Kislev 18, 5768 , 28/11/07

Russia Formally Announces Next Middle East Conference

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Russian news agencies Wednesday his country will host the next international conference on the Middle East. He added, "We have yet to agree on the timing and agenda of this meeting."

He said there is a "general understanding" between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas that the Annapolis format should be continued in other meetings.

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