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Aqaba Summt: Palestine, Israel to commit to previous agreements

Aqaba Summt: Palestine, Israel to commit to previous agreements

JORDAN, Sunday, February 26, 2023 (WAFA) – The five-party meeting hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Aqaba, with the participation of Jordan, Egypt, the United States, Palestine and Israel, stressed the importance of reaching a more comprehensive political process that leads to achieving a just and lasting peace.

The participants announced that the Palestinian and Israeli sides affirmed their commitment to all previous agreements between them, and work towards achieving a just and lasting peace.

They agreed to support confidence-building steps and enhance mutual confidence between the two parties, in order to address outstanding issues through direct dialogue.

They also stressed the importance of preserving the historical status quo in the holy places in Jerusalem in word and deed without change, and stressed in this regard the Hashemite Custodianship/special role of Jordan.

The Palestinian Authority and the Israeli government confirmed their joint readiness and commitment to immediately work to end unilateral measures for a period of three to six months. This includes the Israel's commitment to stop discussion of any new settlement units for four months, and to stop authorization of any outposts for a period six months.


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