- Title: Polish President meets Abbas in the West Bank
- Date: 18th January 2017
- Summary: GUARD OF HONOUR PLAYING PALESTINIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM ABBAS AND DUDA INSPECTING GUARD OF HONOUR DUDA SHAKING HANDS WITH PALESTINIAN OFFICIALS
- Embargoed: 1st February 2017 14:30
- Keywords: Polish Palestinians President Andrzej Duda Bethlehem Abbas Israel West Bank
- Location: BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK
- City: BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK
- Country: Palestinian Territories
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0025ZLWT2X
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Polish President Andrzej Duda met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday (January 18) after touring the biblical town of Bethlehem.
Duda met his Palestinian counterpart a day after meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem and laying a wreath at the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Duda also laid wreaths at the tombstones of Israel's past leaders before visiting Israel's parliament and some of Jerusalem's old city shrines.
Later on Wednesday (January 18) Duda is scheduled to meet Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu for dinner at his Jerusalem residence.
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