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Palestinian leader in Morocco for Jerusalem conf.

RABAT, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Marrakech on Thursday to take part in the 20th session of Al Quds Committee, an offshoot of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to meet in Marrakech on January 17-18 under the chairmanship of King Mohammed VI.
Preparatory meetings of the session were held earlier in the day at the level of senior officials of Al Quds Committee member states.
The gathering will be attended by the foreign ministers of the committee member states, UN Security Council member states, the UN, EU and the Arab League.
During the two-day conference, the conferees are to discuss the latest Palestinian developments and Israeli attempts to wipe out the religious characteristics of Jerusalem. (end) adt.mt KUNA 162251 Jan 14NNNN