The US asks the UAE for support to de-escalate the crisis between Israel and Palestine

United States Secretary of StateAntony Blinkenasked his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, support to achieve a de-escalation of the crisis between Israel and Palestine.

The head of US diplomacy and the Emirati foreign minister They held a telephone conversation on Saturday after several days of tension in the region, The State Department reported this Sunday in a statement.

"Secretary Blinken urged calm during religious festivities in the region and stressed the urgency of reducing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians"details the note.

Blinken also reminded him "the continued commitment of the United States to a two-state solution"one for the Israelis and one for the Palestinians.

The Joe Biden government will continue to consult with its regional allies to "promote security, stability and prosperity"said the State Department.

Two attacks carried out by Palestinians, one in the occupied West Bank and another in Tel Aviv, left three people dead on Friday, two Israelis and an Italian tourist.

These episodes occurred after the exchange of fire between the Israeli Army and Palestinian militias in the Gaza Strip and southern Lebanon.sparked by clashes early Wednesday between Israeli policemen and Palestinian worshipers at the Al Aqsa Mosque in occupied east Jerusalem.

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan coincides this year with the Pesaj celebrations (Jewish Passover) and the Christian Holy Week.

Israel and the UAE established diplomatic relations under the so-called Abraham agreements, signed in September 2020 and mediated by the United States.

These agreements represented a turn on the geostrategic board of the Middle East, since they were joined by Bahrain, Morocco and Sudan, thus increasing the number of countries with which Israel established peace agreements to six, after Egypt (1979) and Jordan (1994). ).

Read Also:  Anuel AA Issued a Threat to Ibai Llanos: 'I'm Taking You with Me, Fishbug' - Insider News

Recent Articles

Related News

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here