Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ignored a conference in Paris aiming to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and called it "futile", which "postpones the peace" with the Palestinians. The head of the Israeli government said this at the weekly Cabinet meeting, according to Jerusalem Post.
"Conference in Paris - an empty idea, conceived by the French and the Palestinians to try to force Israel to agree on conditions that are not compatible with its national interests", said Netanyahu.
According to Netanyahu, the conference "postpones the peace, supporting the intransigence of Palestinian positions and diverting the Palestinians from direct negotiations without preconditions."
"I have to say that this conference shows the last convulsions of the old world which tomorrow will look different, and this tomorrow is already very close," Prime Minister added.
In turn, the opposing side of the conflict, Palestine, welcomes the holding of the conference, saying that years of negotiations with Israel were unsuccessful.