President Sisi, King Abdulla Discuss Palestinian Crisis

President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi received on Saturday a telephone call from King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia.

Presidential Spokesman Ambassador Ihab Badawi said King Abdullah renewed Saudi support for the Egyptian initiative which aims at reaching a ceasefire between the Palestinian and Israeli sides, and achieving an appeasement in Gaza.

Ambassador Badawy said the Saudi monarch praised the Egyptian initiative saying in spite of its domestic problems, Egypt is keeping an eye on the interests of other Arab countries.

The Saudi monarch said the international community should take over its responsibility towards the Palestinian people and secure the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

For his part, President Sisi asserted during the conversation that the Palestinian cause is a major issue in the Egyptian foreign policy as it is the first issue that concerns all Arabs.

He praised the Saudi stance and the support it extended to the Palestinian cause for many decades. He also hailed the Saudi support for the Egyptian people saying that the Egyptian government and people highly appreciate the Saudi stances at bilateral and Arab levels.


Source : Egypt State Information Service