Birth of the Middle East "Quartet", 2002
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April 10, 2022
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Interactive Encyclopedia of the Palestine Question

Event | After the Israeli army invaded West Bank towns on March 29, 2002, and imposed a siege on President Yasser Arafat, the US Secretary of State, the Russian Foreign Minister, the EU Foreign Policy Representative, and the UN Secretary-General met in Madrid on April 10, 2002, as what is known as the Middle East Quartet. Since then, the Quartet has tried, especially at times of heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions, to focus on a political settlement based on UN resolutions 242 and 338 and the principle of land for peace.

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