The President of the Palestinian national authority Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo. On the agenda of his talks with the Egyptian leadership – regional issues and the situation in the Palestinian territories.
July 9, Abbas will meet with Egyptian President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi. A day earlier he held talks with Minister of foreign Affairs Sameh shoukry. Palestinian politician expressed support for the fight against terror.
The leadership of the Palestinian authority is concerned about the rapprochement between the Egyptian authorities with Hamas. Last month Cairo had twice visited by delegations of the group that controls the Gaza strip. The main issue is the security of the border.
Even more worrisome were involved in the negotiations of the former chief of counterintelligence of the Gaza strip Muhammad Dahlan. It is considered the main opponent of Abbas ‘ Fatah.
Ismail Haniyeh, who few days ago made his first speech as head of the Politburo of the group, said that Hamas intends to bring Dahlan to the Gaza administration. According to him, this will demonstrate that Hamas has established a government of national unity.