Jordan to attend Manama workshop

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Amman,  June 22 (BNA): Jordan has  announced that it would attend the Peace to Prosperity economic workshop, which will be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain on Tuesday and Wednesday (June 25-26).


Jordan will be represented by the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates official spokesman Sufian  Qudah said in a statement reported by Jordan News Agency.


He said that the two-state solution which guarantees the establishment of an independent state on pre-June 1967 lines on Palestinian soil with East Jerusalem as its capital is the only way to end the conflict and bring about comprehensive peace and stability in the Middle East.

He pointed out that Jordan's participation in the economic workshop aims to learn firsthand about the ideas which will be debated, stressing the centrality of the Palestinian issue.


He said that there is no alternative to the two-state solution, which guarantees the Palestinians’ inalienable rights, including the right to freedom and the establishment of an independent state on the national territories, based on the international resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative.


 He affirmed that  no economic proposal can replace a political settlement to the conflict which must be resolved according to the two-state solution.


 He pointed out that that Jordan will deal with any political or economic proposal put forward at the event in accordance with its unwavering principles and continue reaching out to the international community to mobilise support to the Palestinians’ inalienable rights.