Palestinian Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh discussed today, Tuesday, in Ramallah, with Augusto Santos Silva, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, the latest political developments and developments.
During the meeting, Shtayyeh stressed “the importance of breaking the status quo and implementing the Portuguese parliament’s call for the government to recognize the state of Palestine, as it preserves the two-state solution from vanishing in light of the systematic Israeli settlement expansion, and the Israeli steps to destroy any opportunity to establish a Palestinian state.”
The Palestinian Prime Minister referred to the necessity of forming an international coalition to revive the peace process, headed by the international quartet, on the basis of United Nations resolutions and international law to end the occupation and find a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue.
Shtayyeh stressed the strength of the bilateral relations between the two countries, noting the importance of strengthening joint cooperation between the two countries in many sectors, activating joint committees, including businessmen and academic and cultural exchange, in addition to strengthening them at the popular level and civil society institutions.
For his part, Ogtsu affirmed his country’s support for the two-state solution, and that Europe would work to achieve this, in addition to the friendly relations that bind the two countries.