Palestinian Official Congratulates Assad on Victories over Terrorism

Jibril Rajoub was received by Faisal al-Mekdad in a rare visit to Damascus, where he congratulated president Assad on Syria's victory over terrorism, according to SANA.

Foreign Minister Faisal al-Mekdad discussed on Sunday with the Secretary-General of the Central Committee of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement (Fatah), Major General Jibril Rajoub, and the accompanying delegation, the situation in Syria, Palestine, and the region. At the beginning of the meeting, Rajoub delivered a letter from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to President Bashar al-Assad.

Mekdad affirmed that Syria stands by the Palestinian people to restore their inalienable legitimate rights, including the establishment of an independent state on their land.

He noted that Syria and Palestine are constantly confronting the Israeli occupation, its attacks, practices, and violations of international legitimacy.

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Mekdad condemned crimes committed by the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people, its settlement policies, and land annexation, stressing that Israeli decisions against the people of the occupied Syrian Golan and the Palestinians are war crimes and crimes against humanity that violate international legitimacy.

For his part, the Palestinian official congratulated the Syrian people and the leadership of President Bashar al-Assad on their victories over terrorism, calling for the lifting of the unilateral coercive sanctions imposed on the Syrian people.

Rajoub also affirmed the desire of the Fatah organization to dialogue with all the Palestinian parties to reach a solid position that defends the rights of the Palestinians at the regional and international levels.

 

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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