Egypt's Sisi invites Palestinian president to Cairo to discuss Trump's Jerusalem move | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to Cairo on Monday to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a presidential statement said on Sunday. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during a news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (not pictured) and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (not pictured) at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus November 21, 2017.

Reuters December 11, 2017 00:45:11 IST
Egypt's Sisi invites Palestinian president to Cairo to discuss Trump's Jerusalem move | Reuters

Egypts Sisi invites Palestinian president to Cairo to discuss Trumps Jerusalem move  ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to Cairo on Monday to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a presidential statement said on Sunday. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during a news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (not pictured) and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (not pictured) at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Yiannis KourtoglouThe statement said Sisi wanted to discuss “ways to deal with the crisis in a manner that preserves the rights of the Palestinian people and their national sanctities and their legitimate right to establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital”.

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