December 6, 2017 / 7:47 PM / 2 months ago

Egypt's Sisi discusses repercussions of U.S. embassy decision with Palestinian President Abbas: presidency statement

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the repercussions of the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, a statement from the Egyptian presidency said on Wednesday.

Sisi expressed Egypt’s rejection of the move and of “any implications resulting from it,” the statement said.

Reporting by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Toby Chopra

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