EU says ready to send mission to monitor Palestinian elections

RAMALLAH/PNN/ Xinhua

A European diplomat on Saturday said that the European Union is ready to send a mission to monitor the Palestinian electoral process, as well as support the Central Elections Commission.

During a meeting with Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye in Ramallah city, Sven Kuhn Von Burgdsroff, the EU representative in Palestine, stressed that the EU supports holding the general elections in the Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem.

Meanwhile, Ishtaye praised the EU’s support for holding the general elections, calling on it to put pressure on Israel to permit holding the Palestinian elections in East Jerusalem. Enditem