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Irish Foreign Minister visits Gaza Strip

12 January 2018 10:08

 

The Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, arrived on Thursday to Gaza Strip and visited a number of projected funded by his country.

The Irish Minister entered Gaza Strip via the Israeli-controlled Beit Hanoun crossing for a few hours visit.

During the visit, Coveney met with officials of a number of international organizations working in the besieged Strip.

The Minister ended his visit by meeting with the Palestinian Minister of Public Works and Housing, Mufid al-Hasayneh.

During the meeting, al-Hasayneh briefed the Irish Minister on the latest development of the reconstruction process of Gaza Strip, appreciating the European support in this regard.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Irish Minister was received by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential headquarter in Ramallah.

 

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