Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 28 March 2015

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, the President of the State of Palestine, on the margins of the Summit of the League of Arab States.

The Secretary-General and President Abbas exchanged views on how to move the Middle East peace process forward. The Secretary-General reiterated his strong conviction that the two-State solution remains the only solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The Secretary-General and President Abbas also discussed the situation in Gaza, including the need to advance intra-Palestinian reconciliation and for donors to fulfil the commitments made at the Cairo Conference last October.


Document symbol: SG-PAL_280315
Document Type: Note, Press Release
Document Sources: Secretary-General
Subject: Assistance, Gaza Strip, Peace process, Peace proposals and efforts, Reconciliation
Publication Date: 28/03/2015