The Price of Continuing the European Support to Palestine
Shtayyeh discusses with the European Union (EU) Representative the Support of Conducting the Elections by sending observers and ensuring the participation of our people in Jerusalem
Ramallah – The Prime Minister's Office: H.E. Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, the Prime Minister, welcomed in his office in Ramallah, on Saturday, the EU Representative to Palestine, H.E. Mr. Sven Burgsdorff, where they discussed the latest political developments and the efforts made to conduct elections in Palestine.
Shtayyeh emphasized the importance of the European support towards conducting the legislative and presidential elections in Palestine, through sending observers to monitor the progress of the elections process, in addition to ensuring the participation of our people in Jerusalem in the election process, whether by running for elections or by voting.
The prime minister also valued the confirmation of the EU representative regarding the continuation of the support provided to Palestine at all levels and in all fields, whether by continuing developmental projects, and the political support for the Two-States Solutions and the establishment of the Palestinian State with Jerusalem as its capital,. In addition, they discussed the arrangements and preparations of the next donors meeting.
On the other hand, H.E. the EU Representative to Palestine confirmed that there are not any attitudes towards stopping or freezing the European Union's (EU) aids to the Palestinian government and the Palestinian people. He also confirmed EU's full support on the Palestinian direction of conducting elections in all of the Palestinian territories including Eastern Jerusalem, in addition to the European Union (EU) willingness to send a mission to monitor and observe the progress of the election process and to support the work of the Central Elections Commission.