AlSheikh discusses the latest political developments with the EU Representative

الشيخ يبحث مع ممثل الاتحاد الأوروبي

Monday morning in his office in Ramallah, Minister Hussein AlSheikh met with the European Union Representative in Palestine, Mr. Sven Kühn von Burgsdorff. Head of Political Section, Mr. Simone Petroni was in attendance, as well as the Spokesman of the EU in Palestine, Mr. Shadi Othman.
The Minister briefed the guests on the latest political developments on the Palestinian issue and the region, as well as the upcoming Palestinian elections as set forth by the Presidential decree, in which the timeline for the elections was established.
AlSheikh also thanked the countries of the European Union for their continuous support to the Palestinian people in the various areas of education, health, water, and security.
In turn, Burgsdorff reaffirmed the European Union’s firm support of the right of the Palestinian people to an independent Palestinian state within the borders of 67, with East Jerusalem as its capital, with accordance to international legitimacy. He also stressed the EU’s ongoing support for the Palestinian people in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, especially in light of the vicious Coronavirus pandemic.


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