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September 28, 2015 7:39 pm

Egyptian President Says Palestinian Authority Must Take Charge of Gaza Strip Crossings

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met PA leader Mahmoud Abbas at UN climate change summit on Saturday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met PA leader Mahmoud Abbas at a UN climate change summit on Saturday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Palestinian Authority must take charge of the crossings in and out of the Gaza Strip, and restore control to the coastal area, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi told PA President Mahmoud Abbas in a meeting Saturday in New York, Al Jazeera reported.

The two met on the sidelines of a United Nations summit on climate change, as world leaders gathered in New York for the annual UN General Assembly, the report said.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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