Abbas praises HM’s peace-making role

MUSCAT: President Mahmud Abbas of Palestine on Thursday hailed the wisdom of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, as well as His Majesty’s stances towards different issues and his remarkable role in enhancing the foundations of peace and stability in the region.
The Palestinian President affirmed that the Sultanate’s stance, under the leadership of His Majesty the Sultan, is firm and has never changed since the beginning of the Palestinian issue till date. He thanked the Sultanate for its support for the Palestinian people in all international forums.
As for the Arab Peace Initiative, President Abbas said that it is one of the major solutions presented since 2002. As for the Palestinian reconciliation, he said “We are doing our best to achieve reconciliation and I call Hamas Movement to allow the National Unity Government to carry out its functions in Gaza”.
During the interview with ONA, he pointed out that the meeting with the Arab ambassadors covered the political activity in the upcoming period either this visit to the Sultanate or the previous visits to USA, Germany, India and Russia, as well as the activity during the coming US-Arab Islamic summit in Riyadh.