Sushma Swaraj reaches Ramallah, meets Palestinian counterpart

Ramallah (Palestine): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met her Palestinian counterpart Riyad Maliki as she began her visit to Palestine and Israel.

Sushma Swaraj. File photo. AFP

Sushma Swaraj. File photo. AFP

Sushma Swaraj, who landed in Tel Aviv late on Saturday, reached Ramallah, the administrative capital of the Palestinian National Authority, on Sunday morning.

She is scheduled to meet Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas.

“A Partnership with Palestine begins,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted.

From Palestine, Swaraj will proceed to Israel later on Sunday to meet top Israeli leaders.

IANS


Published Date: Jan 17, 2016 07:38 pm | Updated Date: Jan 17, 2016 07:38 pm