The European Union congratulates Tor Wennesland for his appointment as the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process. Ambassador Wennesland replaces the outgoing UN Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov who made a significant contribution during his mandate, in particular to alleviate the situation on the ground.
Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union/Vice-President of the European Commission, met on Thursday in Brussels with the Palestinian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Dr Riyad Al Malki.
They exchanged views on relations between the European Union and the Palestinian Authority. High Representative Borrell reiterated the EU’s continued support to Palestinian state building.