Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

AFRICA NEWS

Central African Republic : stability still a struggle ahead of 2015 elections

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Armed clowns terrify the north of France

Read more

DEBATE

Oscar Pistorius sentenced : Does the punishment fit the crime? (Part 1)

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Provocative sculpture "unplugged"

Read more

THE OBSERVERS

'Flying coffins' in Ivory Coast and a rich Maltese couple rescuing migrants

Read more

FOCUS

London now the world's most expensive city

Read more

WEB NEWS

USA: Ebola Halloween costumes spark outrage online

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Christophe de Margerie, a jovial and strategic boss

Read more

Imams and rabbis meet to discuss peace

Video by Damien CHARTON , Fiona CAMERON

Text by FRANCE 24 (with wires)

Latest update : 2008-12-17

Imams and rabbis, many of whom came from Israel and the Palestinian territories, met on Monday in Paris to discuss "new actions" to promote peace in the Middle-East.

Imams and rabbis, mostly from Israel and the Palestinian Territories, came together on Monday at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris to promote “new actions” towards the attainment of peace in the Middle East.

 

Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade, also current president of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), confirmed at the opening of the meeting that all the religious leaders gathered there had the “sacred mission of keeping the flame of peace lit.”

 

 

Date created : 2008-12-16

COMMENT(S)