PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi today met with an official delegation from Germany, which included Ambassador Dr. Philipp Ackermann, the new regional director for the Near and Middle East and the Maghreb at the German Foreign Office, and the Desk Officer for Israel and Near East Division, Ramesh de Silva.
The delegation was accompanied by the Head of the German Representative office Peter Beerwerth.
Dr. Ashrawi provided an assessment on the latest political developments and Israel’s systematic violations of international law and conventions.
Dr. Ashrawi stressed the importance of the international community, in particular the European Union, holding Israel accountable for its violations and actively working to end the military occupation and Israel’s system of apartheid and ethnic cleansing.
The discussion also focused on the internal situation in Palestine, including the latest developments regarding elections and reconciliation.