Dr. Ashrawi conducts separate diplomatic meetings


 PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi met with United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov and his team at the PLO Headquarters in Ramallah.

At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Ashrawi called on the United Nations to play an even-handed role and not allow special interest and big powers to dictate and distort its agenda and mandate.

Both parties discussed the latest political and international developments, as well as the internal situation and the need for rejuvenating the Palestinian political system and institutions, particularly by means of elections.

In addition, Dr. Ashrawi met with Irish Representative Jonanthan Conlon.

Dr. Ashrawi expressed her gratitude to Ireland and the Irish people for their ongoing support of Palestinian self-determination and human rights.

The discussion focused on deteriorating conditions on the ground and Israel’s continued violations of international law and conventions, as well as the latest political developments.

The meeting also stressed continued coordination and cooperation between Palestine and Ireland.