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'Two-state solution only way to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Two-state solution only way to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 Jan 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Cairo, Jan 18: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has said establishing a Palestinian state through the two-state solution is the only way to achieve stability, peace, prosperity and development in the region.

Sisi’s remarks on Wednesday came during his meeting with his visiting Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas, Xinhua news agency reported. The Egyptian President stressed Egypt’s pursuit to reach a fair and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that guarantees the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital.

The two leaders held talks on the latest developments of the Palestinian cause within the framework of ongoing coordition and cooperation between the two countries to probe the Arab and intertiol efforts aiming at confronting the recent US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. For his part, Abbas expressed his appreciation for Egypt’s endeavours to support the Palestinian people, asserting that Egypt spared no effort to help establish a Palestinian independent state.

The Palestinian president also lauded Egypt’s recent stance in the United tions (UN) to overcome the US decision as well as its efforts to achieve reconciliation between rival Palestinian factions. (IANS)

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