Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh During AHLC meeting at UNGA2019- photo courtesy of his Twitter account Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh During AHLC meeting at UNGA2019- photo courtesy of his Twitter account

Egypt PM meets Palestinian counterpart

Mon, Oct. 7, 2019
CAIRO – 7 October 2019: Egyptian Prime Minister Moutafa Madbouli met with his Palestinian counterpart Mohammad Shtayyeh on Monday in Cairo, discussing the bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern, according to a statement from the Egyptian cabinet.

Shtayyeh, who is heading a big ministerial delegation, visits Egypt at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart Mostafa Madbouli.

Shtayyeh's acceptance of the invitation of Madbouli to form a high-level delegation comprising 12 ministerial portfolios demonstrates the former's keenness to build bridges of political and executive cooperation between the two countries and to bring these links to the highest levels of coordination, said Palestinian Ambassador to Egypt Diab al-Louh on Sunday.

In September 2019, President Sisi affirmed Egypt's keenness on the restoration of the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people and the establishment of their independent state, in accordance with the international accords.

Sisi met with Abbas, Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said, on the sidelines of the meetings of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

For his part, Abbas expressed his appreciation for Egypt's efforts and historic unchangeable stance towards the Palestinian cause, highlighting the depth of relations between the peoples of the two countries.

Abbas also praised the Egyptian efforts to achieve reconciliation between Palestinian factions, affirming willingness to continue the coordination with Egypt on various issues of mutual concern, Radi said.

The presidents also discussed the developments of a number of regional and Arab issues.
 
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