Bid to solve Balkan crisis

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Series Details Vol 7, No.12, 22.3.01, p7
Publication Date 22/03/2001
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Date: 22/03/01

FOREIGN ministers will discuss key current issues over a working lunch tomorrow (22 March).

Sweden's Anna Lindh, EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana and External Relations Commissioner Chris Patten will report on their visit to Macedonia and efforts to end violent attacks by ethnic Albanian rebels.

Ministers will also examine how to restart the stalled Middle East peace process by discussing a 'road map' prepared by the Commission and Solana, setting out the steps that the Israelis and Palestinians need to take to re-launch negotiations.

Swedish Prime Minister Göran Persson will also seek approval from EU ministers for a visit to North and South Korea in an effort to improve relations between the two countries.

Foreign Ministers will discuss key current issues on 22.3.01.

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