The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 25-26 "Peace to Prosperity" economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States.
US President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy has criticized a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees.
The Saudi Press Agency confirmed the participation of Saudi Economy and Planning Minister Mohammed bin Mazid Al-Tuwaijri on Sunday, saying in a statement that "His Excellency's participation is in continuation of Saudi Arabia's firm and supportive positions for the Palestinian people", with the goal of "achieving [for them] stability, growth and decent living".
"Palestine will not attend the Manama meeting", a statement on the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) website said. The Palestinian Authority said it will not attend. "Any Palestinian who would take part would be nothing but a collaborator for the Americans and Israel".
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The plan is likely to call for billions of dollars in financial backing for the Palestinians.
They consider the eastern part of the city the capital of their future state and have opposed the proposed U.S. peace plan, which they fear will be heavily biased in favour of Israel.
The Palestinian demand for a two-state solution is supported by the United Nations and nearly all of its 193 member-states, and it was reiterated at Wednesday's council meeting by the Palestinian deputy United Nations ambassador Feda Abdelhady-Nasser.
Jerusalem remains at the heart of the perennial Mideast conflict, with Palestinians hoping East Jerusalem - occupied by Israel since 1967 - might eventually serve as the capital of an independent Palestinian state.
Abdelhady-Nasser added that Palestinian leaders can't accept improving the lives of Palestinians while Israel's "illegal occupation continues, nor have the Palestinian people endured decades of suffering and waited almost half a century for freedom to resign themselves to 'limited autonomy'".