The fifth edition of the Arab-Russian Cooperation Forum welcomed the role of the Al-Quds Committee, chaired by King Mohammed VI, and the signing in Rabat by the Sovereign and Pope Francis of the ” Jerusalem/ Al-Quds Al-Sharif appeal”. “We commend the role of the Al- Quds Committee chaired by His Majesty King Mohammed VI and the signing by the Sovereign and His Holiness Pope Francis of the Al-Quds Appeal to preserve and enhance the specific multi-faith character, spiritual dimension and special identity of the holy city,” stressed the final declaration adopted by the forum held Tuesday in Moscow. The participants in the forum also expressed their commitment to the achievement of a just and lasting peace in the Middle East, on the basis of the two-state solution, the United Nations Resolutions (242, 338 and 1515) and the Arab Peace Initiative. The fifth edition of the Arab-Russian Cooperation Forum was held on Tuesday in the presence of Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov, Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit, and representatives of 22 Arab countries, including Morocco.
Source: The North Africa Journal April 17, 2019 17:03 UTC