June 27, 2018 / 10:04 AM / 5 months ago

Prince William enters occupied West Bank to meet Palestinian president

Britain's Prince William shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a reception ceremony in Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince William travelled to the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Wednesday to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

William, on the first official British royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, will see Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The prince met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday in Jerusalem.

Writing by Jeffrey Heller; Editing by Maayan Lubell

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