Saudi, Egyptian, Kuwaiti foreign ministers call for immediate ceasefire in Palestinian territories

(170727) — CAIRO, July 27, 2017 (Xinhua) — Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki (C) attends Arab Foreign Ministers’ urgent meeting in Cairo, Egypt, on July 27, 2017. Arab Foreign Ministers strongly condemned on Thursday Israel’s measures in East Jerusalem, stressing that the recent Israeli procedures are illegal. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

RIYADH (RAHNUMA) The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Egypt called for an immediate ceasefire in Palestinian territories on Saturday.

Prince Faisal bin Farhan and Sameh Shoukry discussed developments in the Palestinian territories as part of continuous coordination between the Kingdom and Egypt.

They renewed their demand for the international community to confront aggressive Israeli practices against the Palestinian people.

The foreign ministers highlighted the importance of working to resume peace efforts in a manner that guarantees all legitimate Palestinian rights.

Prince Faisal also received a telephone call from his Kuwait counterpart during which the two officials discussed the escalation in violence in the region.

Prince Faisal and Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah discussed the Palestinian cause, developments in the region and bilateral relations.

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