Abdullah, Blinken Discuss Israel-Palestine Situation

The two top diplomats discussed international efforts to contain the crisis…reports Asian Lite News

UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken discussed the latest developments in the region, and the ongoing escalation between Israelis and Palestinians.

During a telephone conversation, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah stressed the importance of exercising the utmost restraint, noting that Gaza’s escalation forebodes dire repercussions on the region.

The two top diplomats discussed international efforts to contain the crisis, and agreed to continue coordination and consultations in the coming period and work to avoid further escalation in the region.

 ‎‏‎‏The UAE has already expressed great concern regarding the escalation of violence between Israelis and Palestinians, and stressed the importance of halting escalation and preserving the lives of civilians. The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences to all the victims of the recent crisis.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) stressed that the UAE has called for exercising the utmost restraint and an immediate ceasefire in order to avoid serious repercussions.

The Ministry expressed that the UAE, as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, urges the international community to immediately reactivate the international Quartet to revive the path process of Arab-Israeli peace, and increase all efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive peace, and prevent the region from experiencing further violence, tension, and instability.

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