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Egypt Denies Offering Sinai Land to Palestinan Authority for New State

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi made his first official trip to Saudi Arabia on Sunday to meet with King Abdullah. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

i24 News –  Israeli statesmen responded favorably to reports of an Egyptian-led proposal aimed at establishing a Palestinian state in the Sinai Peninsula in order to resolve the issue of refugees.

Earlier in the day, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry denied reports of the initiative, which claimed President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi presented Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with the proposal. The ministry added that the proposal was actually made in the past by ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

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