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Abbas meets with foreign leaders in New York to discuss Palestinian situation

Sept. 21, 2016 6:16 P.M. (Updated: Sept. 22, 2016 3:13 P.M.)
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Egyptian President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi.
NEW YORK (Ma'an) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held meetings with his counterparts from Egypt, Cyprus, Brazil and Belgium at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York on Tuesday.

Abbas met with the Egyptian President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi, Brazilian President Michel Temer, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.

Abbas updated each of them on the latest developments in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including the escalation of violence in the past week which has seen the death of seven Palestinians and one Jordanian at the hands of Israeli security forces.

Abbas also reportedly discussed political and diplomatic actions put forward to advance international and French efforts to hold an international peace conference.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Brazilian President Michel Temer.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel.
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