Palestinian President Abbas arrives in Libya
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Tripoli on Saturday and met with senior Libyan officials, the state- run Jana news agency reported without elaborating further, dpa reported.
The visit was the Palestinian leader's second to the North African country this year.
Earlier this week, Abbas was in Washington to start the first direct peace talks in nearly two years with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The latest round aims to seal a peace agreement within a year.
The next segment of the negotiations is expected to take place in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh on September 14, with further bilateral discussions to follow once every two weeks.
Abbas will head to Tunisia on Sunday, reports said.