Home Cabinet 06/September/2020 08:03 PM

Premier discusses latest political developments with German minister of state

RAMALLAH, Sunday, September 6, 2020 (WAFA) – Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh discussed the latest political developments with the German Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, Niels Annen, during a meeting at his office in Ramallah.

The premier praised German’s position in rejection of the Israeli annexation plans and in support of the two-state solution, stressing that the solid international and Arab position and the will of the Palestinian leadership and people are what thwarted the Israeli annexation plans.

Shtayyeh reiterated the Palestinian leadership’s openness to return to a political track based on clear terms of reference; including signed agreements with Israel and international law and resolutions recognized by the world.

He said that even if annexation stops, we will not allow the continuation of the status quo; where settlements and undermining the establishment of a Palestinian state continue, calling on Germany to play a role in breaking the status quo through a serious political track.

For his part, the German minister of state affirmed his country’s continued support to the two-state solution and standing on the side of international law and resolutions.

T.R.

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