Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas commended the support given by King Mohammed VI, and by the Moroccan government and people to the just cause of the Palestinian people on top of which the protection of the status of Al Quds.
President Abbas, who received Morocco’s Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita in Ramallah, Tuesday, underscored the key role played by Al Quds Committee and Bayt Mal Al-Quds in support of flagship projects in the holy city.
Bourita’s visit to Palestine reaffirms the deep brotherly ties between the two peoples and the determination of the leaders of the two countries to further develop these relations, Abbas was quoted as saying by the Palestinian news agency.
The meeting focused on the latest developments in the Palestinian territories and the impasse facing the political process due to the arbitrary Israeli measures and the US unfair decisions against the Palestinian cause, including the city of Al Quds.
Abbas also stressed the need to hold an international peace conference in order to set up an international mechanism to settle the Palestinian issue and establish an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with Al Quds as the capital.
Bourita, for his part, reaffirmed Morocco’s steadfast position and its support and solidarity with the Palestinian leadership and people.
The Moroccan minister conveyed to President Abbas the greetings of King Mohammed VI, saying that the Sovereign attaches special importance to the city of Al Quds and is committed to ensuring constant consultation and coordination to address the dangers that the Palestinian cause and the occupied city of Al Quds face.
Before his meeting with the Palestinian President, Bourita performed the midday prayers in al Aqsa Mosque.