Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Arrives in Palestine

Yousef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs and his accompanying delegation arrived in the Governorate of Jericho on a visit to the sisterly State of Palestine where he will meet with senior Palestinian officials to discuss a number of current regional and international issues.

He was received on his arrival in Palestine by Maj.Gen Majid Fatiani, Governor of Jericho and Al Aghwar, Chairman of the Fatah Revolutionary Council and a number of senior Palestinian officials.

The Governor of Jericho and the Al Aghwar and Chairman of the Fatah Revolutionary Council appreciated the leading role of the Sultanate in the Arab world with support for the Palestinian leadership’s decision on the Palestinian issue. He added that the Sultanate is among the few countries that have not intervened in the internal Palestinian affairs and have been and still supportive of the Palestinian political vision.

Fatiani said in a statement to the Oman News Agency (ONA) that the Palestinian side is considering the visit of Yousef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, which comes under these difficult historical conditions as an important visit at an important political and regional turning point that reflects the depth of the historical relationship and the supportive attitude, which are messages to all around us and in the world that Palestine is not alone and that the Sultanate of Oman is with it and its weight in the political activity and has its respect and status, stressing that His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said is one of the world political figures who has a footprint in the world and international relations.

He also said in his statement that the Sultanate of Oman has always stood by the Palestinian people, especially in the stricken Gaza Strip, adding that after every war and destruction there, the Omani humanitarian initiative was a precedent in alleviating the suffering of the Palestinian people to shelter hundreds of families and thousands of Palestinians and provide them with the necessary support and help.

The Palestinian official stressed that the Omani effort is always appreciated by the Palestinians, hoping that the visit of the Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs and his accompanying delegation to Palestine to see the reality of the Palestinian situation at first hand.

Source: Oman News Agency