Egyptian President El-Sisi Links Regional Stability to Recognition of Palestinian State

Baghdad – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, in a meeting today with Hungarian President Katalin Novak, emphasized the importance of international recognition of the Palestinian state for regional stability and security. The meeting, held in Egypt during Novak's first visit to the country, focused on the situation in the Middle East, particularly the Palestinian issue.

According to National Iraqi News Agency, the stability and security of the region are closely tied to the recognition of a Palestinian state within the June 4, 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital. He detailed Egypt's efforts since the onset of the crisis, leading to a humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip. El-Sisi highlighted the need for a permanent ceasefire and the delivery of substantial relief aid to the people of Gaza, addressing their living needs and alleviating their immense suffering, while preventing the conflict's spread to the West Bank.

President Novak of Hungary expressed her country's appreciation for Egypt's role in maintaining stability and peace in the Middle East. She commended Egypt's active involvement in resolving regional crises and its participation in various international forums.

The two leaders agreed on the necessity of working towards calm in the region, condemning the targeting of civilians, rejecting forced displacement, and underscoring the importance of preventing the expansion of the conflict on a regional scale.