“…The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much… (James 5:16)
The Paris Middle East Peace Conference ended up as a great disappointment to the Palestinians and a great relief to the Israelis. The closing declaration at the conference in Paris urged both sides to “officially restate their commitment to the two-state solution”.
It also warned them against taking one-sided actions that could hurt talks, in an apparent reference to Israeli settlement building.
But Britain, which attended as an observer, did not back the final communique…. [read more]