Visit of Catherine Ashton, Vice-President of the EC, to the Occupied Palestinian Territory
Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, went to Ramallah where she met with Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of the Palestinian Authority. On 25/10/2012 the Vice-President met with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority. She then went to Ras Karkar where she had a lunch with farmers harvesting their olive trees. This was the fourth and last leg of a five-day visit to the Middle East.
Salam Fayyad, on the right, and Catherine Ashton, in the centre, in front of an olive tree Reference:P-022002 Date:25/10/2012
Salam Fayyad, on the right, and Catherine Ashton, in the centre, harvesting an olive tree Reference:P-022002 Date:25/10/2012