(VOVworld) - Palestinian issues will always remain a top priority for Egyptian foreign policy, Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during his visit to the Ramallah on Wednesday.
|Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, meets with Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the President's office in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. (Photo: AP)
The Egyptian foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Abu Zeid, Shoukry delivered a letter from Egypt’s President, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, to Abbas, conveying solidarity and support to the Palestinians. Shoukry reiterated Egypt's commitment to supporting the legitimate right of Palestinians to establish an independent state according to the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Earlier Shoukry met with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyadh Al-Malki to discuss methods of promoting cooperation and coordination between the two sides to guarantee their mutual interests and provide necessary support for the Palestinian people in gaining their legitimate rights.