"As is" reference - not a United Nations document
Every effort has to be made to stop the escalation of violence, and both sides are urged to take immediately steps to stop the bloodshed. It is not conducive to a solution that both parties persist in the unfortunate conviction that it is the other party that bears full responsibility for the violence and the present impasse in the peace process.
The Presidency is concerned about the verbal incitement, and urges the parties to exercise restraint.
The Presidency welcomes the renewed security cooperation between the parties and hopes that these talks will lead to an increased level of trust at this critical point in time. The European Union remains at the disposal of the two parties should they so wish.