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UN envoy: Israeli-Palestinian cooperation on coronavirus ‘excellent’

The UN’s Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov says Israelis and Palestinians’ cooperation on the coronavirus crisis has been “excellent.”

Mladenov notes thus in a Tweet in which he says he’s spoken with members of the so-called Middle East Quartet — which includes the UN, US, Russia and the EU — about reviving peace negotiations between the sides.

Today I spoke to my #US, #Russia, #EU colleagues of the #MiddleEast Quartet. We discussed how to revive meaningful #peace negotiations towards the goal of two states. I briefed them on #UN efforts to support excellent #Israeli #Palestinian cooperation against #COVID2019.

— Nickolay E. MLADENOV (@nmladenov) March 26, 2020

Header: Palestinian Authority security forces man a checkpoint at one of the entrances to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on March 10, 2020, currently under lockdown due to coronavirus. (Musa Al Shaer/AFP)