Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Arabi: Palestinian reconciliation a priority

[ 11/04/2011 - 06:12 PM ]

CAIRO, (PIC)-- Egyptian foreign minister Dr. Nabil Al-Arabi has said that resolving the inter-Palestinian rift was a main priority for his country in the upcoming stage.

Arabi, after meeting with a delegation of the carter center for the settlement of disputes on Monday, said that Egypt was keen on contacting all parties to reach this end.

Minha Bakhum, the spokesperson for the Egyptian foreign ministry, said that the delegates thanked Cairo for facilitating their recent trip to the Gaza Strip.

She said that the delegation members briefed Arabi on results of their visit to Gaza and the humanitarian conditions there. They also discussed progress of reconciliation talks.

Arabi conferred on Sunday evening with Robert Serry, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace, for a discussion on the Israeli military escalation and efforts to restore calm.

The Egyptian chief diplomat affirmed his country's keenness on restoring calm to save lives, noting that his country was still making contacts aimed at stabilizing the calm.

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