Egyptian PM, leaders meet with Palestinian delegation

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf Thursday to discuss the peace process and inter-Palestinian reconciliation.

Abbas arrived in Cairo on Wednesday with a delegation of Palestinian officials. 

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi and senior diplomats participated in the meeting, according to Egyptian officials. The leaders discussed steps that would heal the rift and strengthen national unity between Palestinians.

On Wednesday, Abbas met Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa.

Abbas' four-day visit to Cairo is his first since the 25 January revolution, which toppled President Hosni Mubarak.

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