Germany to hold talks for Palestinians
Berlin will host an international conference on assistance to the Palestinian police and judiciary at the start of June, a German foreign ministry spokesman said Friday.
According to a statement from the ministry, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has welcomed the idea of the conference, which will look at ways to help authorities in the Palestinian territories prepare themselves for statehood.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will open the conference to help establish the rule of law in the Palestinian territories. Foreign ministers from Europe, the United States and Russia and UN and Arab delegates are invited.