Abbas honors the head of the office of the EU with the 'Star of Jerusalem'

The award was established in 2009 to honor those who support the Palestinian cause and "just peace in the region."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
August 2, 2019 08:00
Abbas honors the head of the office of the EU with the 'Star of Jerusalem'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses Arab journalists in Ramallah on July 3. (photo credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS)

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas awarded Ralph Tarraf the "star of Jerusalem." Tarraf is the current European Union representative in Jerusalem.

He is being recognized for his helping to strengthen the relationship between the EU and Palestine. He was honored for his efforts in helping the Palestinian peoples "just cause for freedom and independence." 
 
The award was established in 2009 to honor those who support the Palestinian cause and "just peace in the region." Since then dozens of Heads of States and governments, diplomats and international figures have been given the award.  

Tarraf has served as the German ambassador to Jordan and also as the deputy head of the mission of the German Embassy in Sudan. 


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