UN Secretary General meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

UN Secretary General meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
# 21 July 2014 09:50 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Anakhanum Idoyatova – APA. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Doha, the first leg of a Middle East tour which aims to end the conflict, APA reports quoting UN News Center.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in the region as part of a visit which aims to express solidarity with Israelis and Palestinians and help bring about a ceasefire.

The UN Secretary-General has called on the sides to respect international humanitarian law and put and stop the ongoing violence.

Mr. Ban heads next to Kuwait City, followed by Cairo, Jerusalem, Ramallah and Amman before returning to New York by the end of the week, according to his spokesperson.

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