India backs Arab Peace Plan, calls for just settlement in Middle East
Submitted by admin2 on Thu, 02/11/2010 - 23:56
NetIndian News Network
New Delhi, February 11, 2010
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today met visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and reiterated India's support for the Arab Peace Plan and urged concerted action for achieving a durable, just and comprehensive settlement of the Middle East conflict.
Dr Singh announced a grant of $ 10 million as budget support to the Palestinian National Authority and reassured President Abbas of India's support to their efforts aimed at economic and scial development.
Mr Abbas, who had visited Bangladesh earlier today, arrived here this evening and went straight into the meeting with Dr Singh. He is due to visit Pakistan tomorrow.
He is accompanied on the working visit by the Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad
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