Amman (IINA) � Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to visit France later this week and meet with French President Emmanuel Macron, WAFA reported quoting Palestine's Ambassador to Jordan Attallah Khairi as saying on Saturday.
The ambassador said Abbas is expected to travel to Ethiopia on Sunday for the African Union (AU) Summit slated for Monday and Tuesday in Addis Ababa.
Following the AU summit, Abbas will travel to France for a meeting with Macron to congratulate him on his election and to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East political process.
Abbas is expected to discuss with Macron follow-up on the resolutions of the international Mideast peace conference former President Francois Hollande had hosted in Paris before his departure.
After concluding this visit, Abbas will then travel to Tunisia where he will meet Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi and other officials, said Khairi.
President Mahmoud Abbas is exerting intensive political and diplomatic efforts aimed at mobilizing international support for the Palestinian position aimed at halting Israeli practices in the Palestinian territories, foremost of which is the accelerated settlement activity considered the most dangerous for the future of the peace process and security and stability in the region, he said.
He added that these efforts aimed at creating the conditions for the resumption of Palestinian-Israeli negotiations on the basis of the Arab Peace Initiative and the principle of a two-state solution."
Source: International Islamic News Agency