PLO official delivers letter from Abbas to newly sworn-in South African leader
Monday 27/May/2019 - 10:27 AM
Ahmad Majdalani، member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)، delivered yesterday a letter from President Mahmoud Abbas to the newly sworn-in President of South Africa، Cyril Ramaphosa، during his inauguration after he was elected president during May.
Ramaphosa welcomed Majdalni during the inauguration ceremony that took place at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in the South African capital، Pretoria، and received the letter from President Abbas.
Majdalani called on South Africa to salvage the two-state solution and to continue to stand on Palestine’s side amidst the recent US unilateral moves، as well as to support an international peace conference in accordance with the initiative of President Abbas on the basis of international legitimacy resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative.
At the same time، President Ramaphosa affirmed the ongoing support of South Africa to the struggle of the Palestinian people and their right to self-determination، pointing out that South Africa will do everything necessary to reach a just solution and ensure the achievement of peace in accordance with international legitimacy.