News story: Deputy Prime Minister meeting with President Abbas

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Inside GovernmentNews story: Deputy Prime Minister meeting with President Abbas
English: United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minster...

English: United Kingdom’s Deputy Prime Minster and Lord President of the Council Nick Clegg. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

11 September, 2013 at 04:31pm

Nick Clegg met Palestinian President Abbas to discuss the Syria crisis and progress on the Middle East peace process. today!

They also discussed their shared concern at the impact of the Syrian conflict on Palestinian refugees, their abhorrence at the use of chemical weapons and their wish for progress towards a political solution to the conflict.

The Deputy Prime Minister said:

I was delighted to see President Abbas in London today. During our meeting I underlined to President Abbas the UK’s support for the courageous and decisive leadership he has shown, together with Prime Minister Netanyahu, by returning to talks on the Middle East Peace Process. I also paid tribute to President Abbas’ deeply-held commitment to peace.



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