Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed on Monday Egypt’s steadfast stance on the Palestinian cause and support for the Palestinian people’s legitimate rights.
The remarks were made during his meeting with the Secretary-General of the Central Committee of Fatah Movement, Jibril Rajoub, and member of the Committee, Rawhi Fattouh, the ministry in Cairo, according to a statement.
Shoukry reiterated Egypt’s unwavering support for the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people aimed at establishing the independent Palestinian state on the June 4, 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital in accordance with international resolutions.
In this context, he affirmed Egypt’s backing for all efforts towards achieving stability, peace and security.
The two Palestinian officials conveyed the Palestinian side’s appreciation for the continued Egyptian support for the rights of the Palestinians, and briefed the Foreign Minister on the latest developments in Palestine and on the vision of the steps to be taken, as well as the ongoing efforts to restore cohesion and reunite the Palestinians.
In this regard, they emphasized the pivotal role of Egypt in converging the Palestinians’ views and achieving the desired reconciliation.
Shoukry also asserted the continuation of Egyptian endeavors to provide all forms of support to the leadership and brotherly people of Palestine during these delicate circumstances.
For his part, Rajoub emphasized that the Egyptian role is an important and pivotal role in achieving the reconciliation.
He told Palestine TV that the aim of his tour, which included Istanbul, Doha and Cairo, and will later extend to Amman, aims to rearrange the “internal Palestinian home.”
Rajoub said he updated Shoukry on the issues that have been agreed upon between the delegations of Fatah and Hamas movements, adding that Egypt welcomed the steps taken to end the division.