Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
Ramallah (UNA-OIC) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday held a phone call with his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, and discussed with him the latest political developments in Palestine, most notably the Israeli plan to annex portions of the West Bank.
President Abbas offered his thanks to Ramaphosa for his country’s unswerving support of the Palestinian people and their just cause at all international forums, as well as for South Africa’s principled rejection of the Israeli occupation’s annexation of any Palestinian land.
The two leaders also discussed the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic that is affecting Palestine nowadays, and the measures taken so far by the Palestinian government to fight against the spread of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the South African leader reiterated his country’s firm stance in support of the Palestinian cause and its willingness to continue to support Palestine at all international forums.