International Support for Palestine
The Berlin Conference in Support of Palestinian Civil Security and the Rule of Law was held in the Federal Foreign Office in… read more
The Berlin Conference in Support of Palestinian Civil Security and the Rule of Law was held in the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made opening statements. Palestinian and Israeli officials spoke at the conference along with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Middle East Envoy Tony Blair.
International donors committed $242 million to aid Palestinian police and justice systems. The money will be passed to the Palestinian Authority over the next three years.
Some German with English translation.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Tony Blair Special Envoy United Nations->Middle East Quartet
- Salam Fayyad Prime Minister Palestinian Authority
- Tzipi Livni Foreign Minister Israel
- Angela Merkel Chancellor Germany
- Condoleezza Rice Secretary Department of State
- Javier Solana Secretary-General European Union Council
- Frank-Walter Steinmeier Foreign Minister Germany
- Lavrow Wiktorowitsch Foreign Minister Russia
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