Yemen Puts Full Blame on Israel for Camp David Summit Failure
Yemen's Foreign Minister Abdel Qader Bajammal on Thursday laid full blame for the failure of the marathon Camp David peace summit on Israel.
"Israel bears full responsibility for rejecting decisions made under international law and resorting to various means of pressure" on the Palestinians, Bajammal told the official SABA news agency.
"We were expecting the result the summit produced because the two sides, Palestinian and Israeli, went there without a popular or constitutional mandate allowing them to resolve the issues raised," he said.
Bajammal called on the United States, the main sponsor of peace in the Middle East, "to play a positive role in calling on the parties to respect international law."
The Camp David summit, which was aiming to conclude a final peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians, ended on Tuesday without agreement after two weeks of talks - SANAA (AFP)
© 2000 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)
- Arab Americans to Clinton: Blaming Arafat for Summit Failure ‘is Short-Sighted’
- Arafat Arrives in Morocco to Discuss Camp David Talks
- Camp David Summit Fails, but Clinton Insists Progress was Made
- Palestinian Official: Camp David Failure was Success for Palestinians
- Israel expects failure of proximity talks