EU's Ashton briefs Israel PM on Iran talks: source

AFP
May 9, 2012
Catherine Ashton shakes hands with Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of talks in Jerusalem
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of talks in Jerusalem on January 25. Ashton has met Netanyahu for a discussion focused on upcoming talks between world powers and Iran, an Israeli official told AFP

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday for a discussion focused on upcoming talks between world powers and Iran, an Israeli official told AFP.

"They discussed Iran. Israel presented its positions as the next round of P5+1 talks in Baghdad approach," he said.

The official indicated that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Defence Minister Ehud Barak and incoming vice premier and Kadima head Shaul Mofaz also attended the talks.