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Quartet Statement (September 2009)
A statement published by the Middle East Quartet on 24 September 2009 in New York, NY, following a meeting between UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, EU High Representative Javier Solana, EU Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt and Quartet Representative Tony Blair. The statement reiterated the Quartet's support for a two-state solution based on previous resolutions and agreements, welcomed the PNA's state-building plan published in August 2009, stressed the need to resolve the crisis in the Gaza Strip, and recognized the importance of the Arab Peace Initiative.
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1860 (2009) , Madrid Conference (1991) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 242 (1967) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 1850 (2008) , Saudi (Arab) Peace Initiative (2002) , US President Obama's UN General Assembly Speech (2009) , Fayyad Plan (2009) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 1397 (2002) , Road Map for Peace (2003) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 338 (1973) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 1515 (2003) , Six Day War (1967)