Middle East

Top officials from the U.S., U.N., European Union and Russia are expected to discuss new means of reviving Middle East peace talks when they meet at the annual Munich Security Conference on Feb. 4-6 in Germany. Steffen Seibert, spokesperson for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said the German government hopes the Munich meeting will give the fragile peace talks an “urgently needed boost,” the news agency adds.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.