Muscat, The emergency meeting of the Arab

Parliamentary Union, which was concluded in Cairo, called on the

international community to continue efforts to pressure the Israeli

occupation to end the siege imposed on the Gaza Strip.

The Sultanate participated in the meeting with a delegation from the

Council of Oman headed by Eng. Mohammed bin Abu Bakr al-

Ghassani, Deputy Chairman of Majlis A’Shura with the membership of

honorable Saif bin Ali al-A’amri, member of the State Council, Hilal bin

Hamad al-Sarmi, member of the Majlis A’Shura and Hilal bin Nasser

al-Sudrani, member of the Majlis A’Shura.

During the meeting, the importance of supporting the policy of

constructive dialogue was recognized as a way to achieve successful

political solutions to the crises in the Arab region, as well as to bring

closer views with all parties and to find peaceful solutions away from

division and conflict.

In his speech in the meeting, Eng. Mohammed bin Abu Bakr al-

Ghassani, Deputy Chairman of Majlis A’Shura stressed the Sultanate’s

permanent position on the legitimate national rights of the Palestinian

people to establish their independent and sovereign state with East

Jerusalem as its capital.

Source: Oman News Agency