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.