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PA delegation conveys Abbas' condolences over terror attack to Egyptian patriarch

Headline: "On behalf of the [PA] president: A Palestinian delegation expresses condolences over the victims of the terror attack to Patriarch Tawadros"


"[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas sent a high ranking delegation of clergy to express condolences on behalf of the Palestinian people to His Holiness Patriarch Tawadros II over the victims of the terror attack against the [Coptic] St. Mark's Cathedral in the Abbasiya neighborhood of Cairo (sic., St. Peter's Church was bombed on Dec. 11, 2016, and 25 were killed. The church is not Coptic; it is located next to the Coptic Christian St. Mark's Cathedral).


The delegation included [PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories Sheikh Muhammad Hussein…


Members of the delegation expressed their absolute opposition to all forms of terror, which has made it a goal to destabilize the security of sister Egypt. They emphasized that the Palestinian leadership and people are standing alongside Egypt against the terror, which has targeted the unity and consolidation of the Egyptian people."