Netanyahu rejects peace conference idea as French PM visits Israel

Israeli PM suggested to Manuel Valls a 'different' French initiative of face-to-face talks with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Paris.

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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected French attempts to organise an international conference to restart Middle East peace talks. At a meeting with French prime minister Manuel Valls he proposed bilateral talks with the Palestinians instead, reports RFI.