Palestine: HR/VP Josep Borrell in the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee Ministerial meeting

November 22, 2021
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The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell participated by videoconference in a meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC). The meeting was held in a hybrid format with in-person ministerial-level participation in Oslo and several participants connecting remotely.

Addressing the forum, which gathers the main donors to the Palestinian Authority with focus on economic and fiscal issues, High Representative Josep Borrell welcomed that the Israeli and Palestinian delegations again participated at the ministerial level. He stressed the importance of continuing high-level contacts between Israel and the Palestinian Authority to unlock the potential of increased cooperation.

The High Representative noted that in order to surpass the difficult financial situation of the Palestinian Authority, improvement in access and movement within occupied Palestinian territory, and economic measures were needed to boost the Palestinian economy and enable Palestinian development.

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