Saudi King thanked by Palestinian President

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Ramallah, Dec. 11 (BNA): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on behalf of the Palestinian people has welcomed the outstanding, historical permanent positions of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States in support of the Palestinian people’s legitimate rights foremost of which is East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine, and the firm position issued by the GCC Summit held on Tuesday in Riyadh regarding unlawfulness of settlements.

President Abbas saluted the position of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Miniser of Defense of Saudi Arabia in support for the Palestinian cause, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The Palestinian leader expressed his appreciation to the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani for his efforts, appreciating the statement issued by the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit, which confirmed the firm positions of the GCC states regarding the Palestinian cause as the top Arab and Muslim issue.