Abbas discusses Palestinian developments with Egyptian President

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets President of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (Palestinian Presidency - Anadolu Agency)

Middle East Monitor  /  January 11, 2022

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

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 al-Sheikh resort.

For his part, Al-Sisi confirmed Egypt’s support for the Palestinian cause.

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