FILE PHOTO – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the UN Security Council at UN headquarters in New York, U.S., February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
February 22, 2018
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, has left hospital after routine checks in the United States and is fine, a senior Palestinian official told Reuters on Thursday.
He told Reuters that Abbas had left the hospital in the U.S. city of Baltimore and would be returning home to Ramallah in the West Bank on Friday.
(Reporting by Ali Sawafta and Stephen Farrell; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)