Palestinian group heads to China over UN peace talks

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 16, 2013 17:55

A Palestinian delegation headed to China on Sunday to participate in the UN International Meeting in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace in Beijing, Xinhua reported.

According to the Xinhua, the delegation is headed by Bassam Al-Salhi, the leader of the People's Party, and comprises the Palestinian envoy to the UN, Riad Mansour, and officials from President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).

Al-Salhi told Xinhua that the meeting "was of a very important status since it's held in Beijing, where the Palestinians and Arabs expect a more active Chinese and international involvement in the peace process."


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