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Member states of the European Union froze a summit that was planned with Israel, as a protest against the Settlement Law.
Israel's Foreign Ministry tweets: #Paris is truly beautiful this time of year but only way to reach lasting #Peace is direct bilateral negotiations.
Israel has already announced it would not attend an international conference.
The European Union harshly condemns Russia, warning its fierce bombing campaigns with regime forces in Syria could amount to war crimes.
Over 20 religious leaders from east Asia arrived in Israel Monday for a four-day summit in Jerusalem.
A Russian Foreign Ministry official told Tass on Thursday that Russia is "responding to the appeals of the Palestinians and Israelis."
"President Putin offered to meet in Moscow on September 9," Abbas said. "I agreed. I was to fly to Moscow from here (Warsaw) to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu."
Netanyahu said he was reviewing the Russian President's proposal and the timing of a possible meeting with Abbas.
The Kremlin denies there are any specific plans to hold a summit between Israeli and Palestinian Authority leaders this fall.
When Netanyahu and Putin spoke on the phone last week, the summit idea was part of their discussion.
The same official also told Israel Radio that the PA does not demand that Israel freeze settlement construction as a prerequisite to the Paris conference, but rather the freeze should coincide with the start of negotiations.
The annual Arab League summit's agenda includes combating terrorism and the ongoing civil wars in Libya and Syria.
Three years ago on the 8th of Nisan, 5769, an Arab terrorist with an axe ran into the center of our community of Bat Ayin and killed a 13 year old Shlomo Nativ. Every year before the anniversary of this terrible event, our community comes together to remember and honor Shlomo and his family and to connect with one another.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, and Tajiki President Emomali Rahmon "called for more cooperation" during their summit in the Tajiki capital of Dushanbe on Sunday. The meeting happened against the background of the increasing economic sanctions against Iran.
The Iranian Mehr news agency reports that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has arrived in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe on Saturday to attend the...
Occupy AIPAC is a weekend long series of events to coincide with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual Policy Conference, going through March 6. The Occupy AIPAC website says the group is gathering in Washington DC for a policy-style summit on the issues of Iran, the Arab Uprising and Palestine and "the affects of AIPAC in determining US foreign policy around those topics."
President Bush gave Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon an overwhelmingly warm welcome at the White House Monday, reiterating his lack of trust in Yasir Arafat and his support of Israel?s right of self-defense.
?No one has confidence in the emerging Palestinian government,? Bush told reporters as Sharon stood by his side.