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President Sisi Meets Arab League Secretary-General to Discuss Palestinian Situation"

Mon 08 Jan 2024 | 02:46 PM

 In a significant diplomatic meeting on Monday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi welcomed Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the Arab League, to discuss the evolving situation in the Palestinian territories, including the Gaza Strip.

According to the Presidential Spokesperson, Ahmed Fahmy, the meeting began with Aboul Gheit congratulating President el-Sisi on his re-election for another presidential term. He expressed his best wishes for the President's success in advancing the interests of both Egypt and the broader Arab world. President el-Sisi appreciated these sentiments, reaffirming Egypt's commitment to supporting the Arab League, a testament to its pivotal role in fostering Arab unity and addressing the unprecedented challenges facing the region.

The talks centered on the critical issues and challenges on the Arab stage. Top of the agenda were the latest developments in the Palestinian territories and Gaza. The leaders discussed intensive efforts to halt ongoing hostilities and facilitate humanitarian aid. They emphasized the importance of reinvigorating the two-state solution process, aimed at securing the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people and establishing an independent Palestinian state, in line with internationally recognized frameworks.

This meeting underscores Egypt's influential role in the Arab world, particularly in mediating conflict resolutions and advocating for peace in the region. It reflects the country's longstanding position on the Palestinian issue, advocating for a sustainable, just solution that recognizes Palestinian rights and sovereignty.

This high-level dialogue also highlights the Arab League's ongoing commitment to addressing the most pressing issues in the Arab world, with the Palestinian situation being a central concern. The organization continues to be a key player in promoting Arab solidarity and tackling the complex challenges that confront the region.