The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine.
The Secretary-General and President Abbas agreed on the importance of moving the Middle East Peace process forward and underlined their shared commitment for the two-state solution, with Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and Palestine.
The Secretary-General highlighted the importance of continued humanitarian and development assistance to the Palestinian people from the international community, particularly through UNRWA.
Document Sources: Secretary-General, State, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
Country: State of Palestine
Subject: Assistance, Peace process, Peace proposals and efforts, Refugees and displaced persons, Statehood-related
Publication Date: 27/09/2018
URL source: http://www.un.org/sg/en/content/sg/readout/2018-09-27/readout-secretary-general%E2%80%99s-meeting-he-mr-mahmoud-abbas-president