Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met with UN Special Envoy for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland to exchange views on the developments of the Palestinian issue.
They also discussed ways to create the necessary environment to push the peace process between the Palestinian and Israeli sides as soon as possible, said Ahmed Hafez — Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
This is based on the principle of the two-state solution, the decisions of international legitimacy, and the pursuit of a comprehensive and just peace.
Furthermore, Shoukry stressed the need to overcome the current stalemate, the importance of the involvement of the regional and international parties concerned, and the need to exert the necessary effort to achieve the targeted breakthrough in the peace process in a way that supports the pillars of security and stability in the region.
The FM also reiterated the need to stop all measures that would harm the chances of achieving the desired peace, stressing Egypt’s firm position on supporting the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.
For his part, Wennesland briefed Shoukry on his recent meetings with all the concerned parties, expressing his appreciation to Egypt for its supporting role in achieving calm and pushing forward the resumption of the negotiating track between the Palestinian and Israeli sides, as well as supporting the development needs of Palestinians.