RAMALLAH, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Thursday called on the European Union (EU) to build the Middle East peace on a recent initiative presented by President Mahmoud Abbas, China´s Xinhua news agency reported.
"President Abbas' speech at the United Nations Security Council is an invitation to the world to contribute to peace and the two-state solution on the 1967 borders.
"Abbas has given the international community the opportunity to reach a fair and balanced political solution which ends the occupation and protect our legitimate national rights," he said during a meeting with ambassadors and representatives of the EU in this West Bank city.
The prime minister also stressed the role of the EU in establishing a just peace with international legitimacy in a way that guarantees the legal Palestinian rights.
Abbas presented a Palestinian peace initiative which addresses the fundamental problems that have led to the failure of the peace efforts for decades at a special session of the UN Security Council on Tuesday.....