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Foreign Secretary bilateral with the Palestinian Foreign Minister

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met the Palestinian Foreign Minister Dr Riyad al Malki.

Boris Johnson with Palestinian Foreign Minister Dr Riyad al Malki

Speaking after the meeting the Foreign Secretary said:

“It was a pleasure to meet the Palestinian Foreign Minister Dr Riyad al Malki. We discussed the persistent challenges of achieving lasting peace in the Middle East and I reiterated the UK’s firm commitment to a two state solution with a Palestinian state living in peace alongside Israel.

“We agreed that the anniversaries of 2017 serve as a stark reminder that all parties must redouble efforts to reach a negotiated solution which delivers dignity and prosperity to all the people in the region.”

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Published 31 October 2016