The European Union’s High Representative has urged the Mideast peace Quartet to meet within the next few weeks in order to encourage progress on stalled peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
Baroness Ashton said: "I propose the Quartet meet as soon as possible to help find a solution to the current impasse.”
She suggested that a meeting should take place around the Munich Security Conference at the beginning of next month.
The foreign policy chief made the comments following a meeting with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.
"The one who does not represent the Iranian people, who falsified election results, who oppressed the Iranian people and stole authority has no right to speak about Palestine, its president or its representatives"
A second terror attack by Hamas has left two Israeli civilians injured, one seriously.
The roadside shooting near the Rimonim junction in the West Bank followed the killing of four people on Tuesday by a Hamas gunman, and came as direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians began in Washington.
Hillary Clinton has announced the first direct talks between Israel and the Palestinians in nearly two years.
The US Secretary of State invited Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas to Washington to resume negotiations in order to creat a "just and lasting peace."
Egyptian and Jordanian leaders have also been asked to attend.