Ramallah, Palestine – His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a written message to Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, regarding bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries and ways of enhancing these.
The message was handed over by Oman’s Foreign Minister Sayyid Badr al Busaidi when President Abbas received him at the Presidential Palace in Ramallah on Friday.
Sayyid Badr conveyed the greetings and good wishes of His Majesty the Sultan to President Abbas and the brotherly Palestinian people, affirming His Majesty’s unwavering support for the right of the Palestinian people to establish an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital based on the borders of 1967, in accordance with the two-state solution, the principle of land for peaceful international resolutions and the Arab peace initiative.
President Abbas expressed his sincere greetings and good wishes to His Majesty, and to the Omani people, for continued progress and development. He expressed his personal appreciation as well as that of all the Palestinian people for the position of Oman in supporting the rights and justice of the Palestinian cause.
During their meeting, President Abbas and Sayyid Badr reviewed developments in Palestine and in regional and international arenas. They discussed the efforts being made to push the international community towards supporting efforts to resume the peace process.