DOHA, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday evening met with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in the Qatari capital of Doha, where they discussed the latest political developments in the Palestinian issue and the region as well as the difficult financial situation facing the Palestinian people as a result of Israel’s tax deductions.
President Abbas also discussed the Israeli attacks on Jerusalem and Muslim and Christian holy sites, particularly al-Aqsa mosque.
They further discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to enhance them in all fields.
The meeting was attended by Secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, Head of the Palestinian Civil Affairs Commission, Hussein al-Sheikh, head of the General Intelligence, Majed Faraj, and Palestine‘s ambassador to Qatar, Munir Ghannam.
President Abbas arrived in Doha, Qatar, on Monday on three-day official visit.