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Abbas honours African Union Commission chairperson

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday awarded the Jerusalem Medal to African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the Anadolu Agency reported.

During a speech at the 27th summit of the African Union being held in the Rwandan capital Kigali, Abbas condemned the continuous Israeli aggression against Palestinians and the retention of the Gaza siege.

He hailed the African Union's support for the Palestinian issue in the regional and international arena and awarded the Jerusalem Medal to Dlamini-Zuma, honouring her role in supporting the Palestinian issue and marking the end of her term as African Union Commission chairperson.

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