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RAMALLAH, March 19: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas praised Kuwait’s “important and pivotal” role in supporting the Palestinian people and their just cause at all levels. The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) noted that Abbas’s praise came during his reception in the city of Ramallah to a delegation from Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society (KRCS), headed by Hilal Al-Saye. The Palestinian leader welcomed the visiting delegation, stressing on the strong relations that bind the two peoples and countries.
Abbas also stressed the importance of such visits to the Arab brothers in supporting the steadfastness of the Palestinian people, “and seeing on the ground the suffering of our people as a result of the Israeli occupation.” For his part, the head of the Kuwaiti delegation thanked Abbas for the warm welcome they received and briefed them on the progress of the various projects implemented jointly with the Palestine Red Crescent. Al-Sayer affirmed Kuwait’s keenness to support Palestine in all fields, stressing that KRCS will strengthen such projects and strengthen partnership and cooperation in areas of common interest. (KUNA)