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Poland affirms the Palestinian rights

RAMALLAH (In Palestine Today) – Poland Thursday affirmed that its position on the Palestinian question remains unchanged in line with international law.

Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Paweł Jabłoński affirmed that his country’s “position towards Palestine on the issue of a two-state solution would remain unchanged, with full respect for international law and the principle of dialogue as the only way to solve the Middle East problem,” as reported on the Office of the Polish Representative in Ramallah’s Facebook page.

Jabłoński made his remarks during a session of Polish-Palestinian bilateral consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers that was held via video-conference.

The talks were chaired by Jabłoński and his Palestinian counterpart Amal Jadou with the attendance of high representatives of the Polish and Palestinian Ministries of Foreign Affairs and the heads of both diplomatic missions – the Polish one in Ramallah – Przemysław Czyż, and the Palestinian Embassy in Warsaw – Mahmoud Khalifa.

On her turn, Jadou commended Poland for its unwavering position on the Palestinian question, that is committed to international law and the United Nations resolutions and runs in line with the European Union’s position, as well as for its positions in support of Palestine in international forums.

She pointed to Poland’s decision to increase financial aid to the United Nations agency responsible for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) as well as to the State of Palestine and briefed her Polish counterpart, Jabłoński, on the latest political developments on the Palestinian arena, with particular focus on the ongoing Israeli colonial settlement construction and the Palestinian leadership’s efforts on the international level.

Both sides confirmed their interest in promoting cooperation in the economic, trade, agricultural, academic, environmental, cultural and tourism fields as well as in facilitating the exchange of visits at the level of businessmen.

Both sides confirmed the importance of intensifying visits at the highest level as well as political dialogue.

Source: Palestine News & Info Agency

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