FM Peres briefs Danish FM on talks with Palestinians

(Communicated by the Foreign Minister’s Bureau)
Jerusalem, 21 July 2002

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres spoke today by telephone with Foreign Minister Per Stig Moller of Denmark, currently holding the Presidency of the European Union, and briefed him on the talks Mr. Peres held with the Palestinian representatives yesterday evening.

Minister Peres described the economic gestures suggested by Israel designed to bring about an improvement in the living conditions of the Palestinian population in the West Bank and Gaza. He also described the discussions which were held regarding the release of some of the Palestinian funds being held frozen by Israel.