Palestinian President Abbas met with the visiting U.S. President’s National Security Assistant Sullivan on the evening of the 22nd local time in Ramallah, West Bank. The two sides held discussions on the Palestinian-Israeli issue, Palestine-American relations, etc.
According to the Palestinian News Agency, Abbas updated the progress of Palestinian affairs during the meeting, stressing the importance of ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory, stopping settlement activities and settler hostility, and respecting the historical status of the Holy Land of Jerusalem. He said that Israel should stop unilaterally disrupting the “two-state solution” and restart the Middle East peace process in accordance with the resolutions of international legitimacy.
Turning to Palestinian-American relations, Abbas said it was important to continue to strengthen Palestinian-American relations and remove obstacles to the development of bilateral relations.
During the meeting, Sullivan reiterated the commitment of the United States to the “two-state solution” and said that all parties should work together to achieve peace and stability in the Middle East.
According to the information released by the Information Office of the Israeli government, Prime Minister Bennett held talks with visiting Sullivan on the 22nd on the Iranian nuclear issue and other issues of common concern. Bennett said that the Iranian nuclear talks held in Vienna, Austria, have far-reaching implications for stability in the Middle East and Israel’s security. Sullivan said that the United States and Israel should formulate a common strategy to find a path that can guarantee the interests of both countries.
Sullivan also discussed strategic cooperation between the two countries with Israeli Defense Minister Ganz on the same day.
Sullivan arrived in Israel on the 21st and visited Palestine on the 22nd.