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Former Arab League secretary visits PA

Amr Moussa, in Ramallah, pays tribute to Arafat

Aaron Kalman is a former writer and breaking news editor for the Times of Israel

Former Egyptian presidential candidate and head of the Arab League Amr Moussa (photo credit: AP/Nasser Nasser)
Former Egyptian presidential candidate and head of the Arab League Amr Moussa (photo credit: AP/Nasser Nasser)

Amr Moussa, the former secretary-general of the Arab League and unsuccessful Egypt’s presidential candidate, visited the Palestinian Authority territories for the first time on Sunday.

While in Ramallah, Moussa paid tribute to Yasser Arafat; he was later scheduled to attend an economic conference in Nablus.

In 2010 Moussa became the first prominent Arab official to visit Gaza after Hamas took power in 2007.

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