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Palestinian president in Cairo for talks with Egyptian, Jordanian leaders

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stressed the need for Palestinian political unity to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo Thursday for a tripartite meeting with his Egyptian and Jordanian counterparts.

Abbas thanked Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for his support of the Palestinian cause, citing Egypt’s mediation of the Gaza cease-fire in May and Egypt’s support for reconstruction in Gaza, the Palestinian Authority’s WAFA news agency reported.

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