France’s Macron prioritizes peace talks in call with Abbas after UAE-Israel deal

French President Emmanuel Macron and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. (Reuters)

The resumption of peace negotiations remains a priority to reach a just solution in the Middle East, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Twitter on Sunday.

Macron said he had spoken with Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority.

“I told him of my determination to work for peace in the Middle East,” Macron said.

Read more:

Phone calls open between UAE and Israel, websites unblocked after agreement

Eight moments that led up to the UAE’s agreement with Israel

US will ‘continue to support’ Israel, UAE in future peace talks: WH official

Last Update: Sunday, 16 August 2020 KSA 17:11 - GMT 14:11