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Quartet Statement (September 2008)

New York, NY
Condoleezza Rice, United States: Author, Ban Ki-moon, United Nations: Author, Bernard Kouchner, France: Author, Sergei Lavrov, Russian Federation: Author, Javier Solana, European Union: Author, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, European Union: Author, Tony Blair, Middle East Quartet: Author, Gilad Shalit, Israel: Subject
A statement published by the Middle East Quartet on 26 September 2008 in New York, NY, following a meeting between UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, US 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 affirmed their support for the Annapolis Process and the two-state solution, called on both sides to honor their obligations, and expressed hope that an agreement would be reached by the end of 2008.