At the opening of the work of the 154th session of the Council of the League of Arab States, the Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Riyad Al-Maliki, called on his Arab counterparts to take a position rejecting the Emirati-Israeli normalization agreement.
Al-Maliki, head of the current session of the Arab League Council at the ministerial level, which was launched hypothetically today, Wednesday, said: “In front of setting the date for the signing of the Emirati-Israeli normalization agreement, we have to issue a position rejecting this step, otherwise our meeting will be considered a blessing or collusion with the move. Or a cover for it, and this is what the state of Palestine will not accept. “
In his speech, Al-Maliki reiterated that “Palestine did not authorize anyone to talk about it,” refusing that “some people appear and say I did this work for this reason, knowing that the real reason is completely different, so annexation we stopped with our brave stance and the positions of everyone who rejected this policy.”
The minister stressed that “Palestine’s desire to preserve the outward Arab consensus should not be interpreted weakly, and that we do not weaken before our principles, constants, rights and our cause.”
He expressed his thanks to the Arab countries that rejected the blackmail of US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, to rush towards normalization with Israel, and his understanding of the enormous pressure they are being exposed to, which was completed by the visit of US Presidential Adviser Jared Kushner to these countries.
For his part, Badr Al-Busaidi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Oman, Chairman of the previous session of the Arab Summit, said, “We adhere to the Arab Peace Initiative as a frame of reference to achieve the desired peace, in accordance with the relevant resolutions of international legitimacy and the Security Council.”
The Omani foreign minister added, “A comprehensive, just and lasting peace can be achieved between the Arab countries and Israel according to the two-state solution based on the principle of land for peace, and an end to the Israeli occupation of the state of Palestine.”