Arab ministers condemn ongoing Israeli atrocities in Palestinian territories

Israeli border police chase Palestinian protesters in the area in front of the Lion  Gate in Jerusalem  Old City on April 17 2022
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AMMAN — Arab Foreign Ministers meeting in Jeddah, Saturday, condemned the ongoing Israeli atrocities in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, according to Arab News. اضافة اعلان

Israeli illegal practicesThe Foreign Ministers from GCC countries as well as Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq said Israeli actions undermine the efforts to achieve a lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian crisis.

A full statement was issued by the Saudi Foreign Ministry denouncing the "Israeli illegal practices" and these were "undermining the chances of achieving a just and comprehensive peace based on the two-state solution which embodies the independent and sovereign Palestinian state with its capital."

ConsultationThe foreign ministers were invited to Jeddah by Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan for a consultation meeting during suhoor marking the beginning of the fast.

This was an informal meeting to enhance joint Arab action in facing common Arab challenges and addressing Arab crises by focusing on the Palestinian cause and efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

Jordan's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Al-Safadi later said the meeting was "in-depth and fruitful" and reflected consensus in the two Kingdoms' vision on the Palestinian issue, stressing the need to confront Israeli illegal measures that undermine the chances of achieving peace.

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