Egyptian Foreign Minister & Arab League chief, meet with Abbas in Ramallah

The Arab leaders will seek ways to revive moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

After the Egyptians succeeded in talking Hamas into a ceasefire, now their attentions are aimed at Abbas



RAMALLAH – Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Al-Arabi and Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammad Kamel Amr arrived in the West Bank on Saturday, Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported.

Nabil al-Arabi - Reuters

Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi – Photo by Reuters

The two were expected to meet with PA President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah to discuss pledged financial aid to the Palestinian Authority.Palestinian envoy to the Arab League Muhammad Sbeih earlier in the day said the visit was meant to demonstrate Arab solidarity with the Palestinians following the PA’s successful bid to upgrade its UN status to non-member state.According to Ma’an, the Arab leaders also will discuss ways to revive moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

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