Cairo – The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Salaheddine Mezouar, reiterated Saturday in Cairo, Morocco’s support for the right of the Palestinian people to establish their independent state with the city Holy Al-Quds as its capital.
At the meeting of the Arab Ministerial Committee of the Palestinian question, which was attended by the French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, Mezouar stressed the need to limit the Committee’s mission to the framework defined by the Arab League, namely, mobilization of international support to end the Israeli occupation and to ensure that the proposed initiatives are consistent with international resolutions, the Arab peace initiative.
He also recalled that the task of the Committee consists of the reformulation of the decolonization project able to enjoy broad international support, calling for consideration of the new realities in the geopolitical region.
The Arab Ministerial Committee of the Palestinian question, which has Morocco, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan and the General Secretariat of the Arab League as members, was formed during the Arab summit held last March in Sharm El Sheikh to mobilize international support in view of the adoption by the Security Council of a new resolution to end the Israeli colonization.
Co-chaired by the head of the Egyptian diplomacy, Sameh Shukri, whose country holds the presidency of the Arab summit, and Mr Mezouar, by a representative of SM King Mohammed VI, Chairman of Al-Quds Committee, the meeting was devoted to a review of several proposals to carry out the mission of the Committee with the goal of ending the Israeli occupation and establishing an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders.
In this sense, Mr Fabius presented at this meeting, the proposals that his country plans to include in a draft resolution to be submitted to the Security Council to revive the peace process.
The head of French diplomacy began on Saturday a visit to Egypt as part of a regional tour during which he will visit Jordan, Palestine and Israel to discuss proposals that his country intends to include in a draft resolution of the Security Council to revive the peace process.