Head of Mission meets Head of the Egyptian Representative Office

The Head of the Egyptian Representative Office to the Palestinian Authority, Ambassador Essam Ashour welcomed Guenther Freisleben, Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) in Rafah, at his office in Ramallah.

Ambassador Ashour, who was recently appointed, and Mr. Freisleben discussed a number of current issues including the status of the Rafah Crossing Point, the Mission’s recent visit to the Gaza Strip and the Crossing Point, and the vision for operating the Crossing Point in a manner that best serves the people and ensures the security of Gaza, Egypt and Israel. The Head of Mission was also briefed on the intra-Palestinian reconciliation process under Egyptian mediation.