Abu Mazen confers with El-Sisi ahead of meeting with Trump

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) called on President Abdul-Fatteh El-Sisi in Cairo Saturday to line up the Egyptian position behind him before he meets President Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday. A palace spokesman in Cairo spoke of coordinating the Egyptian and Palestinian positions in readiness for negotiations in the region and with Israel. El-Sisi, he said, only favored a solution that promised a sovereign Palestinian state within the 1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital.
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