Syria’s exclusion from Arab League ‘disgraceful’ for all Arabs, senior Fatah official says

Syria’s exclusion from Arab League ‘disgraceful’ for all Arabs, senior Fatah official says

The secretary general of the central committee of the Palestinian Fatah political party has denounced Syria’s exclusion from the Arab League as “disgraceful” for the entire Arab nations, especially as the war-ravaged country is a founding member of the regional organization.

Speaking at a press conference in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Monday, Jibril Rajoub said Syria must return to the Arab League, Syria’s official news agency SANA reported.

He said that his visit to Damascus at the head of a high-ranking Palestinian delegation would constitute a turning point in light of the Israeli regime’s stepped-up aggression and attempts to liquidate the Palestinian cause.

Rajoub noted that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas plans to visit Syria in the near future, extending his gratitude to the Syrian people and leadership for their firm stances vis-à-vis the Palestinian cause despite all difficulties they have gone through over the past years, and for their hospitality towards Palestinians…

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