Morsi pledges to stand by Palestinians in their struggle

October 25, 2012 10:21

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday said Egypt will "never accept any assault on the Palestinian people" and will stand by them in their struggle, Palestinian news agency Paltoday reported.

Speaking on state television to mark the Islamic Eid Al-Adha festival, Morsi said: "We will never accept any assault or siege on the Palestinian people. Egypt provides Palestine with all its needs such as food and clothing."Morsi added: "We do not declare war on anyone. Palestinian rights will not be lost, we are in the same trench with our kin [Palestinians] against any aggression toward them," he said.

Morsi commented: "The blood of Palestinians is our blood, their life is our life and their pains are our pains."

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