"I hear that Abu Mazen (Abbas) will be happy to hold a meeting with me. If it is possible to make him and myself happy, I see no reason not to do so, and I hope this will happen very soon," he said.
During a meeting with British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Monday Olmert said, ‘Diplomatic action in needed to bring about a two-state solution.’
“Peace and stability will be reached only when a peace agreement is reached,” he said. The prime minister also asked that Blair work toward lifting the economic siege imposed on the PA.