ALGIERS, Tuesday, November 01, 2022 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas today met a number of state officials attending the 31st Arab League Summit in Algiers.
During a meeting on the sidelines of the summit, President Abbas discussed with US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Yael Lambert the latest serious developments in the occupied Palestinian territories while stressing the need for the US to take action all crimes and unilateral measures taken by the Israeli occupation authorities against the Palestinian people in the occupied territories.
He also stressed the importance of creating a political horizon for making peace in line with the United Nations resolutions and international law.
Meanwhile, President Abbas held a separate meeting with the President of the Presidential Leadership Council of the Republic of Yemen Rashad Al-Alimi in the attendance of the delegations of both countries.
He briefed Al-Alimi on the latest political developments on the Palestinian arena, including practices of the Israeli occupation authorities undermining the prospects for peace and the two-state solution to the Palestinian question.
They also discussed the means to further enhance bilateral relations in addition to a number of issues of common interest at the regional and international levels.
President Al-Alimi affirmed his country’s unwavering positions on the Palestinian question and the Palestinian people’s inalienable right to self-determination and establishment of an independent state, with East Jerusalem as its capital.
President Abbas arrived Monday evening to Algiers to attend the summit, scheduled on November 1-2.
The summit comes after a three-year hiatus imposed by the coronavirus pandemic and is the fourth to be hosted by Algeria since the summit of November 1973.
The 22-member Arab League held its last summit in Tunisia in 2019.