Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Bin Jassim Al-Thani confirmed his country’s on-going efforts to achieve Palestinian reconciliation and end the division that has perpetuated for years.
After a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, head of Hamas’ political bureau, Khaled Meshaal, and his deputy, Ismail Haniyah, Al-Thani tweeted, “I was happy to host Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Khaled Meshaal and Ismail Haniyeh earlier today. Qatar confirms its on-going efforts to achieve a national reconciliation.”
Al-Thani met with the Palestinian president on Thursday to discuss the bilateral relations between the two countries and to present the latest developments on the Palestinian arena.
The state of Palestine where the leaders of the warring factions have to meet in a foreign countryhttps://t.co/3QhMgI32Qu
— (((Margie))) (@MargieInTelAviv) October 28, 2016
The meeting also discussed Qatari efforts to achieve reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas, and to unite the Palestinian ranks in its confrontation against the Israeli violations and meet the aspirations of Palestinians in restoring their legitimate rights.
During the meeting, the Palestinian president praised Qatar’s consistent and firm support for the Palestinian cause, its humanitarian efforts, and initiatives to provide relief to the Palestinians.
He also expressed his appreciation for Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad’s continued efforts and attempts to end the division and achieve national Palestinian reconciliation, according to the Qatar News Agency.