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Quartet Statement (December 2008)
A statement published by the Middle East Quartet on 15 December 2008 in New York, NY, following a meeting between UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, EU High Representative Javier Solana, EU Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner, French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner and Quartet Representative Tony Blair. The leaders reaffirmed their support for the Annapolis Process and to the two-state solution, as well as for efforts to reduce tensions revolving around the Gaza Strip.
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1397 (2002) , Gaza Truce (June 2008) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 242 (1967) , Arab League Resolutions on Palestinian Unity and Gaza (November 2008) , Paris Donors' Conference (2007) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 1402 (2002) , Road Map for Peace (2003) , Saudi (Arab) Peace Initiative (2002) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 338 (1973) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 1515 (2003)