Blair in talks with former foes

2010-07-02 18:13

London - Former political foes Tony Blair and Britain's new Foreign Secretary William Hague say they will work closely to spur the Middle East peace process.

Blair, who as Labour Prime Minister defeated Hague - then the Conservative Party leader - in a 2001 national election, met on Friday with the new foreign policy chief in London.

Blair says Prime Minister David Cameron's new coalition government has "an important part to play out in the Middle East."

Hague says some progress had been made after Israel eased its blockade of Gaza, but called for more work on a peace settlement.

The easing of the blockade followed criticism over Israel's deadly commando attack against a Gaza-bound flotilla, which killed nine pro-Palestinian activists in May.

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