Abbas Briefs German Foreign Minister on Peace Talks

RAMALLAH, August 12, 2013 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas Monday briefed visiting German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on the latest developments in the peace process.

Abbas discussed with Westerwelle the resumption of negotiations with Israel, particularly the upcoming round of talks planned for Wednesday in Jerusalem.

He affirmed the Palestinian side’s commitment to achieve a comprehensive and just peace through negotiations to reach an independent state with Jerusalem as its capital.

Abbas also denounced the ongoing illegal Israeli settlement activities.

Westerwelle stressed his country’s support for the peace process and its readiness as well as the European Union’s readiness to provide the Palestinian people with the support they need to build the institutions of the Palestinian state.

source : WAFA NEWS