Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, in New York, on Tuesday.
President Abbas discussed with the UN Secretary-General several issues including the latest development of Palestinian question, the serious violations of the Israeli forces in the Palestinian territories, particularly in Jerusalem.
Abbas also called for the need for implementation of the UN Security Council’s Resolution 2334.
It is worth mentioning that, President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in New York on Monday to take over presidency from Egypt of the Group of 77 (G77) and China during a ceremony to be held at the United Nations General Assembly.
President Abbas is accompanied by Riyad Malki, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates and Majdi al-Khalidi, the president’s diplomatic adviser, Palestine’s ambassador to UN, Riyad Mansour, and Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).