Wednesday, Jan. 23
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces detain Palestinian minor for alleged knife possession
  2. Palestinian killed, 4 others injured in Israeli shelling on Gaza
  3. Minors among 13 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces
  4. Tensions rise in Israeli prisons after two-day raid at Ofer
  5. CEC concludes project on empowerment of women political participation
  6. Italy donates €1.5 million to UNRWA
  7. Israeli court issues lien on land in Jerusalem belonging to Arafat
  8. Undercover Israeli forces kidnap Palestinian in Bethlehem
  9. Palestinian demolishes own shop in Issawiya to avoid Israeli fines
  10. Israel delivers demolition notices to Palestinian homes in Issawiya

Abbas meets with Erdogan in Ankara

Aug. 28, 2017 5:39 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 30, 2017 12:47 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

According to the Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned news agency Wafa, the two presidents discussed a number of issues of importance for both countries.

The two reportedly discussed the ongoing Israeli "acts of aggression" in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque as well as efforts by Palestinian leadership to convene the Palestinian National Council.

Wafa also said Abbas and Erdogan also discussed ongoing efforts to end the inter-Palestinian conflict between the Hamas movement and the Fatah-led PA and achieve national reconciliation.

Palestinian and Turkish officials are scheduled to hold an open meeting later before the two presidents hold a joint press conference.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015