Middle East

Abbas discusses Palestinian developments with Egyptian president

Palestinian president started an official visit to Egypt on Sunday, attended World Youth Forum

Mohammad Ghefari   | 11.01.2022
Abbas discusses Palestinian developments with Egyptian president File Photo

ISTANBUL

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday discussed with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi the Palestinian political developments as well as bilateral relations.

Hussein al-Sheikh, Palestinian civil affairs minister, on Twitter described the meeting between Abbas and al-Sisi as "positive, constructive, and detailed."

According to the Palestinian official news agency WAFA, Abbas also briefed al-Sisi on "Israel's violations against the Palestinian people in the occupied territories, including against the holy sites in East Jerusalem."

The Palestinian president also congratulated al-Sisi on the organization of the 4th World Youth Forum held in Egypt's Sharm El-Sheikh resort.

For his part, al-Sisi confirmed Egypt's support to the Palestinian cause.

Abbas arrived in Egypt on Sunday at the invitation of al-Sisi to attend the World Youth Forum.


*Writing by Ahmed Asmar in Ankara

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