Abbas discusses Palestinian developments with Egyptian president
Palestinian president started an official visit to Egypt on Sunday, attended World Youth Forum
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.
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