24/12/2017. During his visit to the state of Palestine, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, Carmelo Abela, exchanged views with Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs & Expatriates Dr. Riad Malki in Bethlehem.
The agenda of the meeting included bilateral relations between the two countries, particularly at a cultural and commercial level.
The Two Minister’s Discussed the Situation’s on the ground, especially after US President Donald Trump’s recognition of the holy city as Israel’s capital.
Minister Abela reaffirmed Malta’s commitment to a two-State solution, pointing out that, in this regard, Malta maintains that the future status of Jerusalem must be mutually agreed upon through meaningful peace negotiations between Palestine and Israel.