2007 News Story

King Abdullah invites Palestinian leaders to meet in Makkah

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today invited Palestinian leaders to the Grand Mosque in Makkah for urgent talks.

King Abdullah called on the Palestinians to choose reason and dialogue over violence. The recent violence in Palestine is disgraceful and has tarnished the Palestinian national struggle for liberation, he said.
Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah welcomed King Abdullah’s invitation, and thanked the King for his efforts to help Palestinians overcome their differences.