Visit of German FM Joschka Fischer

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
October 25, 2001

The German Foreign Minister, Joschka Fischer, will arrive today in Israel (October 25) for a two-day visit in the region.

The German Foreign Minister will meet today (October 25) with Prime Minister Sharon and the Knesset Speaker Avraham Burg. Tomorrow, (October 26), he will meet with Foreign Minister Shimon Peres.

Foreign Minister Fischer’s visit will focus on the efforts to end the violence, as well as to promote the aspiration of the EU and its member-states to assist the parties to return to the negotiating table.