Palestinian President Abbas condemns Israel-Sudan ties

FILE PHOTO: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks virtually during the 75th annual U.N. General Assembly
FILE PHOTO: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks virtually during the 75th annual U.N. General Assembly

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday the Palestinians reject and condemn Sudan's move to normalise ties with Israel under a U.S.-brokered agreement.

"No one has the right to speak in the name of the Palestinian people and in the name of the Palestinian cause," said a statement published by Abbas's office.

(Reporting by Ali Sawafta in Ramallah; Writing by Rami Ayyub; Editing by Chris Reese)