Palestinian Ambassador calls for Donegal towns to be twinned with towns in Palestine

Ahmed AbdelrazekDonegal County Council is to examine the possibility of twinning a number of towns in the county with towns in Palestine.

The issue was raised by Palestinian Ambassador Ahmad Abdel-Razek, who was accorded a civic reception at County House in Lifford yesterday afternoon.

Last night, the ambassador addressed a public meeting in Gweedore in protest at Israel's actions in Gaza, over 200 people turned out.

The ambassador says there are many similarities between Donegal and Palestine, and a twinning arrangement would reflect that..........