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Palestinian, Indian foreign ministers discuss cooperation in fighting coronavirus

 

RAMALLAH, Saturday, April 25, 2020 (WAFA) – The Palestinian and Indian foreign ministers discussed over the phone today cooperation between them in fighting the coronavirus pandemic, according to a statement by the Palestinian foreign ministry.

It said Foreign Minister Riyad Malki received a telephone call from his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in which he extended his greetings on the start of the fast month of Ramadan and to check on the situation in Palestine with the coronavirus pandemic.

Jaishankar praised the strong historical relations between India and Palestine and the friendship between the two peoples, stressing that India would not be late in supporting Palestine and would share with it what it has.

He said India has received a list of Palestine’s needs to fight coronavirus and that the Indian government would do what it can to provide them if they are available.

Malki thanked his Indian counterpart for this support.

The two officials agreed to keep their channel of communications open to discuss not only the pandemic but also all issues of common interest, including political issues and developments.

M.K.

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