14 November 2012

Egypt: Morsi - Nation Fully Supports Palestinians for UN Membership

President Mohamed Morsi confirmed Egypt's full support of the Palestinians in their bid to have the United Nations (UN) observer status, Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr said in a press conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after his meeting with the President on Tuesday 13/11/2012.

Amr stressed that he has referred Egypt's plan to support Palestine's UN bid to the President, asserting the absolute and continuing Egyptian support for the Palestinians.

For his part, Abbas said Egypt is utilizing all its resources and connections to get Palestine a membership as an observer at the UN.

I have come to meet with Arab foreign ministers before heading to the UN on November 29 to attend a vote on the Palestinian observer status, Abbas added.

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