Europe must be more involved in trying to find a Middle East peace settlement. This?
GV EXTERIOR Paris Hilton. (2 shots)
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SV President of Foreign Affairs Commission of Palestine Liberation Organisation, Khaled El Hassan, addressing conference as other ministers look on. (9 shots) Arabic speech.
Mr. El Hassan spoke at the Hilton Hotel, the venue for the meeting to explore the European-Arab dialogue.
The European-Arab dialogue was set up in late 1973 by the European Community to try to establish the basis for a relationship with the Arab states following the oil crisis. Meetings held regularly since then have reviewed the ways Europe can help in achieving a Middle East settlement.
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Background: Europe must be more involved in trying to find a Middle East peace settlement. This call came on Wednesday (21 September) in Paris from the President of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, Khaled El Hassan. He warned that the Middle East situation was growing worse.