The State of Palestine welcomes the international positions calling for holding elections in Jerusalem

The Palestinian Presidency welcomed the positions of the United Nations, the European Union and its member states and other countries in support of holding elections in the Palestinian territories, including occupied East Jerusalem, calling on the Israeli government to facilitate their holding in Jerusalem.

The presidency renewed its call on the international community, the European Union and the international Quartet parties to continue to pressure the Israeli occupation government to abide by the agreement signed on organizing elections in Jerusalem, and confirmed that it will continue to work with all parties of the international community to achieve this goal, according to the official Palestinian agency.

And she stressed the Palestinian position expressed by President Mahmoud Abbas at the last leadership meeting, that at the moment of obtaining approval to organize elections in Jerusalem, a decree will be issued and elections will go immediately.

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