Ruling PASOK party National Council secretary Mihalis Karhimakis met on Monday with Palestinian ambassador to Greece Shamir Abu Gazaleh, reiterating PASOK's solidarity for the struggles of the Palestinians, as well as the initiatives for a peaceful solution to the Middle East problem and the creation of an independent Palestinian state.

The latest developments in Palestine and the wider region of the Middle East were discussed during the meeting.

The Palestinian ambassador invited Karhimakis and the party's International Relations Secretary Polina Lampsa, who was present at the meeting, to visit Palestine in the coming months.

The embassy's adviser Moustafa Azuz was also present.