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President Abbas Arrives In Caracas

(MENAFN- Qatar News Agency) Racas may 16 (qna) - palestinian leader mahmoud abbas arrived here early morning friday for a three-day state visit to venezuela his third visit to the oil-producing country in five yearswith a view to seeking backing from caracas for observer status in three latin american regional organizations.

during his stay abbas will meet with president nicolas maduro whose socialist government has faced months of at times bloody protests.

abbas heads to caracas after meeting with us secretary of state john kerry in london on wednesday a first since the peace process between the palestinians and israelis collapsed.

in their talks abbas and maduro will exchange views on the peace process as well as palestinian relations with latin america according to palestinian envoy linda sobeh ali.

abbas will also seek support for the palestinian authority's quest to be granted observer status in the union of south american nations (unasur) the bolivarian alliance for the peoples of our america (alba) and the community of latin american and caribbean states (celac).

in the face of fierce israeli opposition the palestinians won observer status at the united nations in november 2012 opening the way for it to adopt a host of international accords.(qna)

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