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Palestinian President Abbas arrives in Paris on official visit

Paris, (IINA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived late Tuesday in Paris for a three-day official visit during which he is expected to meet his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, and other senior French officials.

Abbas, who is accompanied by Foreign Minister Riyad Malki and other senior Palestinian officials, arrived in France from Addis Ababa, where he addressed the African Union Summit.

He is scheduled to visit Tunisia after concluding his French visit and then travel to Egypt for a meeting with President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, according to Palestine's ambassador to Cairo Jamal Shoubaki.

Source: International Islamic News Agency