Gaza: Implementation of a ceasefire
Paris, January 7, 2009
On his return from the Middle East, President Sarkozy spoke [on the telephone] this afternoon successively to Turkish Prime Minister Mr Erdogan, Syrian President Mr al-Assad, the Amir of Qatar, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Czech Prime Minister Mr Topolanek and Israeli Prime Minister Mr Olmert.
He discussed with them the implementation of the Franco-Egyptian plan, particularly the practical arrangements for implementing a ceasefire in Gaza.
All the leaders contacted have indicated their support for the efforts France is currently deploying in the quest for a path to peace in the Middle East./.