Cairo / Information Office - The State of Qatar has reiterated its firm stance towards the Palestinian issue, which is the Arab position committed to establishing the peace process on a comprehensive, just and lasting settlement based on international legitimacy that maintains all the legitimate rights of the brotherly Palestinian people, foremost of which is their right to self-determination, and the establishment of its independent State on the borders of the June 4, 1967 , with its capital in East Jerusalem, and the return of refugees, in accordance with international legitimacy resolutions and the terms of reference of the peace process, foremost of which is the principle of the two-state solution.
This came in the speech of the State of Qatar, delivered by HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi, at the emergency ministerial meeting held today at the headquarters of the League of Arab States.
His Excellency said that the State of Qatar will spare no effort to support all efforts of the brethren Palestinians to restore their legitimate and complete rights.
His Excellency called on the Palestinian people to adhere to the option of unity, prioritize the supreme interest and achieve national reconciliation, in a way that achieves cohesion and unity of the Palestinian people as the best way in their struggle to obtain all their legitimate rights.
HE the Minister considered that today's meeting was held under emergency and crisis conditions in the history of the Palestinian issue - the first central issue of the Arabs - which necessitates collective action for us to formulate Arab positions capable of carrying out their responsibilities towards the Arab fatefulness issues, especially the Palestinian question.
He said that the desire to achieve peace represents a feeling and aspiration among all peoples of the world, and there is no doubt that the absence of a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue and the Arab-Israeli conflict constitutes a grave threat to international peace and security.
His Excellency added that the foundations of the solution are clear and had been expressed in a best way by the Arab peace initiative, which provides a general framework that provides the best way for all concerned parties to negotiate on its basis.
HE the Minister noted that the success of any existing or future initiative to resolve this conflict that had lasted for more than seven decades remains dependent on the involvement of the two main parties of the conflict in serious and direct negotiations based on international legitimacy resolution and a specific timetable to end the Israeli occupation of all Palestinian and Arab lands.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs