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EU head Mogherini speaks with Abbas

European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini spoke with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday to discuss the expected announcement by President Trump on the status of Jerusalem. 

Mogherini reassured President Abbas of the firm position of the European Union that the final status of Jerusalem as a future capital of both states has to be settled through negotiations that fulfill the aspiration of the parties. She also reiterated the European Union's commitment to the resumption of a meaningful peace process towards a two-state solution as the only perspective guaranteeing peace and security both to Palestinians and Israelis

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