Sunday, October 21, 2007


JERUSALEM, Palestine (October 21,2007) – The Bosnian Foreign Affairs Minister Sven Alkalaj visited Palestine and met with the Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minsiter Riyad al-Maliki and Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erakat, the Bosnian Foreign Affairs Ministry announced.

Alkalaj presented the highest Palestinian officials with the current situation in Bosnia and the reform processes.

The Palestinian officials thanked the people of Bosnia for permanent support to the Palestinian people, especially for the schooling of Palestinian students at the Sarajevo and Tuzla universities in Bosnia.

The dominant topic treated at the meetings between the Bosnian Foreign Affairs Minister Sven Alkalaj and the Palestinian officials was the Middle East Peace Conference organized by the US President that will take place in November in the United States.

Representatives of Palestinian authorities expressed expectations from the conference since they are of the opinion that it will be a good opportunity to reach an agreement.

Alkalaj expressed hope that the Conference will succeed.The Bosnian Foreign Affairs Minister also placed a wreath to the grave of Yasser Arafat.

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