13 December 2017 05:05 PM

Egypt, Palestine Muftis discuss Jerusalem issue over phone

Thursday، 07 December 2017 - 12:34 PM

Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam reiterated on Wednesday his support for the Palestinian people during this critical period.

In a phone call with his Palestinian counterpart Muhammad Ahmad Hussein, Allam stressed that the issue of Jerusalem is of great concern to all Arabs and Muslims.

"Jerusalem has a special status in the heart of every Muslim and Arab," Allam said, calling on all Arab and Muslim countries to support the fair cause of the Palestinian people and Al Aqsa mosque.

Hussein, meanwhile, praised the role played by Egypt in support of the Palestinian cause and Palestinians.

The phone conversation comes in light of a US plan to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. 

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