EU supports two-state solution, says envoy

Amman, European Union (EU) Ambassador to Jordan Andrea Fontana on Monday underscored the bloc’s stance on maintaining the historical status quo in Jerusalem, and the Hashemite Custodianship of the Islamic and Christian Holy Sites in the city.

In remarks to Petra, Fontana stressed the EU’s support of the two-state solution based on relevant United Nations resolutions as the only realistic solution to end the Israeli occupation which began in 1967.

He also underlined the importance of achieving just and lasting peace between Palestinians and Israelis through direct negotiations and realizing a final solution to the conflict.

Source: Jordan News Agency