German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, discussing the topic of settlement expansion. Akiva Eldar analyzes the implications of her comments at Al-Monitor:
Al-Monitor’s diplomacy and foreign affairs blogger Laura Rozen reports on a four-hour dinner meeting in Istanbul between the European Union’s foreign policy chief and Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator. Iran stressed its desire for continued negotiations, avoiding the hectoring tone that’s characterized some of their recent international negotiations. Read Laura’s full report.