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Mogherini, Al-Malki discuss EU-Palestine relations

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BRUSSELS, Nov 8 (KUNA) -- EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met in Brussels Thursday with the Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Dr Riyad Al Malki and exchanged views on relations between the EU and the Palestinian Authority.
A statement by Mogherini's office said the EU foreign policy chief reiterated the EU's continued support to the Palestinians and to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
She stressed the unwavering commitment of the EU to a negotiated two-state solution as the only viable and realistic way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
They also discussed the situation on the ground, in particular the current political and humanitarian situation in Gaza.
Mogherini underlined the EU's firm support to the efforts of the United Nations and Egypt and encouraged the Palestinian Authority to continue to engage towards improving the humanitarian situation of the people in Gaza, preventing renewed escalation and reuniting Gaza and the West Bank under one single and legitimate Palestinian Authority. (end)


Mogherini, Al-Malki discuss EU-Palestine relations

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