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US-Palestinian meeting to discuss reviving peace process

July 12, 2017 at 11:52 am

US President Donald Trump’s Assistant and Special Representative for International Negotiations, Jason Greenblatt (L) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) meet in Ramallah, West Bank on 25 May, 2017 [Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency]

Senior American and Palestinian Authority (PA) officials met yesterday in King David Hotel in West Jerusalem and discussed how to revive the peace process, the Wafa news agency reported.

The PA reiterated that it would accept any agreement based on international law and international legitimacy.

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It also stressed that any agreement must include halting all settlement activities in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, ending the Israeli occupation and establishing a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital.


Secretary of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) Executive Committee, Saeb Erekat, Chief of the PA Intelligence Services, Majed Faraj, and the head of the PA Investment Fund, Mohamed Mustafa, took part in the meeting.

The US envoy to the Peace Process, Jason Greenblatt, the US Ambassador to Israel, David Freidman, and the US Consul General in Jerusalem, Donald Blome, represented America.