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Urgent| President Sisi meets with the Palestinian President on the sidelines of the Arab Summit in Bahrain

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met today with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, on the sidelines of the Arab Summit held in Bahrain.




The official spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic stated that during the meeting, Mr. President was keen to confirm Egypt’s support for the Palestinian leadership in the face of the pressure it is exposed to, and Egypt’s appreciation for the efforts of the Palestinian Authority to push the international community to assume its responsibilities in confronting the Israeli aggression on Gaza.


The official spokesman added that Mr. President stressed Egypt’s leadership and people’s rejection of the Israeli war in Gaza, the effects of which are exacerbated by the military operations in the Palestinian city of Rafah, reviewing the intensified Egyptian efforts to mobilize a serious and strict international position regarding Israeli measures, and Egyptian moves to stop War, preventing the aggravation of the humanitarian situation inside the Gaza Strip, and implementing aid in sufficient quantities to save the people of the Gaza Strip, as His Excellency affirmed Egypt’s firm position on the necessity of finding a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue by expanding recognition of the independent Palestinian state along the lines of June 4, 1967, with East Jerusalem as its capital, stressing that the settlement Justice for the Palestinian cause is the main guarantor of the stability and security of the region.


For his part, the Palestinian President appreciated the firm Egyptian position in support of the Palestinian cause, and the serious steps taken by Egypt in an effort to stop the bleeding of Palestinian blood, stressing his keenness to continue consultation and coordination with Mr. President to restore peace and security in the Palestinian territories and for the Palestinian people to obtain their legitimate rights.


The Arab Summit in Bahrain

It is worth noting that President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, headed yesterday, Wednesday, to the Kingdom of Bahrain to participate in the thirty-third session of the League of Arab States Council at the summit level, which is being held in the city of Manama at the Sakhir Palace.< /span>


The official spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic, Counselor Dr. Ahmed Fahmy said that the President’s participation in the summit comes within the framework of Egypt’s keenness to coordinate with the Arab brothers and unify positions and ranks, in light of the critical stage that the Arab region is going through, and the great challenges it faces at various levels.


The official spokesman added that the summit will discuss in detail the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip, and efforts to resolve the current crisis in order to spare the blood of our Palestinian brothers and protect the Strip from the humanitarian tragedy to which it is exposed, which is currently worsening in light of the Israeli military operation in the Palestinian Rafah. Which requires a clear position rejecting this move from the international community.


The summit will also address the situation in a number of sisterly Arab countries, and how to restore stability in the region in the midst of the major crises it is exposed to, especially in light of the successive changes at the international and regional levels, in addition to following up on joint Arab action efforts to support the path Development for the benefit of all Arab peoples.


The spokesman confirmed that President Sisi will hold a number of bilateral meetings with his fellow Arab leaders on the sidelines of the summit, to discuss ways to enhance cooperation and joint coordination mechanisms.< /span>


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