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Riyadh Asharq Al-Awsat- Palestinian Foreign Minister Mahmoud al-Zahar said that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the central country committed to giving aid to the Palestinian people ,” according to an interview carried by the Saudi Arabic language daily “al-Riyadh”.

“A number of Arab countries that I have visited reaffirmed their intention to follow through with their commitment to the Palestinian people; on top of these countries was the kingdom of Saudi Arabia,”

Al-Zahar, who is on a regional tour that included Egypt and Saudi Arabia, said that his government is largely depending on the tour for aid from the Palestinians’ Arab neighbors.

He described his meetings in the kingdom as “excellent” and said that Saudi officials had promised him to fulfill their aid pledges.

Meanwhile, the German news agency ‘DPA’ said Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative at the Arab league announced that the kingdom will give the Palestinians $300 million to fund a number of projects, including sewage system projects.

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