Peace, security top HRH Prince Moulay Rachid's international agenda
Fes-Morocco, November 24, 2007 – Moroccan Heir His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid held talks with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas about Middle East peace efforts and secirity ahead of the U.S. sponsored peace conference due to take place this Tuesday in the American city of Annapolis, Maryland.
His Royal Highness and Mr. Abbas discussed developments of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as well as the stability in the region.
During the meeting the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also briefed His Royal Highness on the achievements of his recent meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
His Royal Highness urged all parties involved to capitalize on widespread international support for the peace process to work for a diplomatic solution to the comprehensive Palestinian-Israel peace negotiations.
His Royal Highness hopes and expects that the Annapolis meeting will contribute to a breakthrough in peace process and will see greater and broader involvement in the peace process.
In addition, His Royal Highness has renewed his dedication to push the peace process forward and has voiced his support for a US-sponsored Middle East peace conference in Annapolis.