U.S. welcomes Arab League with the Good - The News, WASHINGTON - The United States (U.S.) welcomed the Arab League's decision to give one month's time to save Middle East peace talks directly.
"We appreciate the statement of the Arab League support to our efforts to create conditions that allow direct talks to go forward," said a spokesman for the U.S. State Department Philip J Crowley in a written statement. "We will continue to work with the parties and all our international partners to advance negotiations toward a two-state solution and encourage the parties to take constructive action to achieve that goal," said Crowley.
The statement came after the Arab League ministers, who gathered in Libya, said they would meet again a month to review the alternatives for direct peace talks Israeli-Palestinian to be proposed by Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas. Committee on Middle East peace process Arab League, which consists of 3 foreign minister, also urged Washington to halt Israeli settlement activities.
The committee added that they fully support the position of Palestinian President calling for a total cessation of Israeli settlements to enable the continuation of direct peace talks