Sisi discusses efforts to reach ceasefire in Gaza war with Arab League chief

Ahram Online , Monday 8 Jan 2024

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed in a meeting on Monday with Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, the Secretary-General of the Arab League, efforts to achieve a ceasefire in Gaza, deliver humanitarian aid, and activate the two-state solution process.



El-Sisi and Aboul-Gheit emphasized that the ultimate goal is to secure the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people and establish their independent Palestinian state as per the internationally recognized frameworks, according to a statement by the Egyptian presidency.

Additionally, El-Sisi asserted Egypt's continued support for the Arab League, highlighting the League's pivotal role in joint Arab action and preserving Arab unity as unprecedented challenges face the region.

As the Israeli war on Gaza enters its 94th day, at least 73 Palestinians have been killed and 99 injured in Israeli strikes on Gaza in the past 24 hours. As a result, the total death toll in Gaza and the West Bank rose to at least 23,084 deaths since October 7, while the number of injured reached 58,926, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.

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