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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 41637, tabled on 4 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions the Government has had with the French government on Israel and Palestine since the conference organised by the French government.

Answered on

12 July 2016

The Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond), discussed Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories with French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on 7 June. During this meeting, they agreed to stay in close contact about the French government’s plans to follow up on their 3 June ministerial meeting. Foreign Office officials have since been in contact with their French counterparts.