Egypt foreign minister to meet with Abbas

Egypt foreign minister to meet with Abbas

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Sat, 29/12/2012 - 12:02

Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr and Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby left Cairo on Saturday morning to  the Jordanian capital of Amman, on their way to the West Bank city of Ramallah, to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

The meeting will discuss the possibility of arranging a visit of Arab foreign ministers to Ramallah, to be scheduled in the upcoming period.

During the visit, a range of issues will be discussed, including Arab League efforts to urge Arab countries to implement their resolution at the Baghdad summit of establishing an Arab financial safety net to cover the financial needs of the Palestinian Authority.

The delegation will also congratulate President Abbas for Palestine obtaining observer state status at the United Nations.

Edited translation from MENA