African Republic of CĂ´te d’Ivoire Supports Palestine Statehood

February 6, 2015 10:03 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0
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The West African country of CĂ´te d’Ivoire affirmed support of Palestinian statehood on Thursday.The Prime Minister of the West African Republic of CĂ´te d’Ivoire, Daniel Kablan Duncan, affirmed his country’s support of Palestinian statehood on Thursday.

In a meeting with Palestinian Ambassador Atef Oudeh, Prime Minister Kablan Duncan said that he supports the independence and statehood ambitions of Palestine and believes in a comprehensive solution to the ongoing Middle East conflict.

Duncan Kablan said that CĂ´te d’Ivoire wishes to develop relations with Palestine across all sectors along with signing bilateral agreements in political, economic, and cultural areas.

The meeting in Abidjan, CĂ´te d’Ivoire’s economic capital, concluded with an agreement to arrange a cultural even in the city from April 1 through April 7, as well as plans to hold a conference for Palestinian business people by the end of April.

Ambassador Oudeh delivered a message from President Abbas to Kablan Duncan along with an invitation for him to visit Palestine.

The two country’s are preparing for a delegation from CĂ´te d’Ivoire to visit Palestine in the near future.

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