Sisi reiterates commitment to Israeli-Palestinian peace during Abbas visit

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Former Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was on course for a sweeping victory in the country's presidential election on Wednesday, according to early provisional results.

(Worthy News) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged that Egypt will continue its efforts to resume peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, according to a statement from Sisi’s office Monday.

The statement came after a meeting between the Egyptian president and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Sharm el-Sheikh on the sidelines of an international conference.

“Sisi affirmed that Egypt will continue its efforts to resume negotiations between the Israeli and Palestinian sides in order to reach a just and comprehensive solution that guarantees the right of the Palestinians to establish an independent state along June 1967 borders,” the statement reads, according to the official PA news site Wafa. [ Source: Jerusalem Post (Read More...) ]

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