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Abbas, Tebboune Discuss Situation in West Bank, East Jerusalem

Abbas, Tebboune Discuss Situation in West Bank, East Jerusalem

Thursday, 21 April, 2022 - 07:00
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (File/Reuters)

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held a phone call with his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday to discuss the situation in Palestine, especially latest events in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Abbas thanked Tebboune for Algeria's support of the Palestinian people and their just cause at all levels, and for efforts exerted to mobilize international support to end the Israeli aggression, especially in Jerusalem and al-Aqsa Mosque.

According to the Palestinian news agency, Wafa, the Palestinian President also valued the distinguished efforts made by Algeria, under the direct guidance of Tebboune, to achieve Palestinian reconciliation by hosting Palestinian delegations from all factions.

Abbas briefed Tebboune on Israel's aggression against the Palestinian people in the Palestinian territories, which lead to the killing of dozens and the injury of hundreds of others since the begging of the holy month of Ramadan.

The two leaders discussed the ongoing Israeli attacks and the extremist settlers' assaults against Palestinian citizens and their properties under the protection of the occupation army.

For his part, Tebboune affirmed Algeria's unwavering stances in support of the Palestinian people and their cause.

He also stressed that Algeria is exerting efforts to stop the ongoing Israeli aggression in Jerusalem, al-Aqsa mosque, and other Palestinian territories, stressing that Algeria will continue to defend the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.

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