During the bilateral consultation session. The Czech Republic stresses the importance of promoting and developing bilateral relations between the two countries
Political consultations between the State of Palestine and the Czech Republic under the leadership of the Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs and expatriates for European affairs, Ambassador Dr. Amal Jadou, and Deputy foreign Minister of the Czech Republic for Economic and Development Affairs were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and expatriates in the city of Ramallah on Sunday. Mr. Martin Povejšil, in the presence of the representative of the Czech Republic to the State of Palestine, Mr. Petr Starý , director of the Eastern Europe Department of the Ministry, Counsellor Mervat Hassan, the Czech Republic file official, Third Secretary Mahmoud al-Shaikh, and the diplomatic attaché, Najla Abu Shalbak
During the meeting, Dr. Jadou reviewed the latest political developments on the Palestinian scene and touched on the difficult economic situation in Palestine due to the actions of the administration of the United States, which worked to cut the full humanitarian assistance and the occupation government's piracy of Palestinian funds through deductions from funds Clearing on the pretext that it is money paid to the families of martyrs and prisoners, confirming the position of the Palestinian leadership in its national commitment to the families of martyrs and wounded and prisoners of Palestine, and rejecting all restrictions and pressures aimed at compromising national constants. She warned that the Palestinian economic situation was more precarious than its collapse.
Ambassador Jadou also referred to the escalation of Israeli violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, particularly Israeli settlement and land confiscation, which is contrary to all resolutions of international legitimacy and undermines the peace process and the establishment of a Palestinian state. Ambassador Jadou addressed the racist laws adopted by the Israeli Knesset, such as the law of nationalism, and the systematic policy of the right-wing Israeli government to stifle the Palestinian government in the face of the re-election of Israel in September next month.
In the light of recent political developments in the Middle East, Ambassador Jadou stressed the centrality of the Palestinian issue, which will remain at the top of the priorities of the Arabs in particular and of the international community as a whole, as the resolution of this conflict has fundamental repercussions on the Middle East peace process, stressing that leadership Is committed to its stance towards a two-state solution and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital.
In his turn, Mr. Martin Povejšil stressed the persistence of the Czech Republic's position on the Palestinian issue, the two-state solution and the right to self-determination, and his country's continued support for Palestinian institutions. He added that under this difficult political and economic period of the Palestinian people, it is important to work to provide material and humanitarian support through financing projects that benefit different groups of society, increase economic cooperation, provide humanitarian assistance and bring expertise And specialized missions, supporting various sectors such as health, education, agriculture and energy areas. Mr Martin Povejšil also referred to the possibility of examining academic and educational cooperation between the two sides.
In conclusion, Ambassador Jadou thanked the students for this visit and stressed the importance of continuity in holding these meetings to consult and exchange views on many international, regional and bilateral issues.