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Blinken meets Mahmoud Abbas, King Abdullah in reach out effort amidst Israel-Hamas conflict

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas (Photograph/Reuters)

Because the Israel-Hamas battle entered its seventh day on Friday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Mahmoud Abbas, head of the Palestinian Authority in Amman, Jordan on Friday.

Palestinian militant group Hamas carried out a barrage of air strikes in Southern Israel on Saturday. The Israel Protection Forces (IDF) in response launched a number of assaults concentrating on Hamas’ key infrastructure. Up to now, over 2,000 individuals have been killed in Israel and the Gaza Strip within the largest escalation in a long time between the 2 sides.

The Palestinian Authority head represents the Fatah social gathering a bitter political rival of Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip. A day previous to his assembly with Blinken, Mahmoud Abbas additionally met with Jordan’s King Abdullah. After the assembly, the Palestinian Authority made an attraction to cease the battle.

A press release by the Secretary Common of the PLO govt committee on behalf of Abbas stated, “We affirm the policy of the Palestine Liberation Organization, the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, which rejects violence and adheres to international legitimacy, peaceful popular resistance, and political action as a path to achieving our national goals of freedom and independence.”

“Mr. President’s meeting with the Jordanian King comes within the framework of the efforts made by the Palestinian leadership around the clock to stop the destructive “war”, and throughout the framework of coordinating positions between Palestine and Jordan” the assertion additional stated.

Mahmoud Abbas in his assertion additionally made an attraction for permitting worldwide assist into Gaza.”Throughout his assembly with the Jordanian King, His Excellency referred to as for a direct halt to the great aggression in opposition to our individuals, the availability of humanitarian medical and reduction assist, the availability of water and electrical energy, and the opening of pressing humanitarian corridors within the Gaza Strip” the assertion learn.

In the meantime, the US Secretary of State Blinken additionally referred to as on Jordan’s King Abdullah. In his assembly, King Abdullah urged for a gap of a humanitarian hall for Gaza.

A press release from the Royal Hashemite courtroom stated, “His Majesty King Abdullah II, receiving US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, urges opening urgent humanitarian corridors for medical and relief aid to Gaza, calling for protecting civilians, de-escalating, and ending the war on Gaza.”

US Secretary of State has additionally deliberate to go to key allies Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in an effort to minimise the aftereffects of the Israel-Hamas battle.

Washington has affirmed it solidarity with the Israeli individuals and the Benjamin Netanyahu-led authorities. It has additionally supplied Israel with army assist, transferring warships, plane and particular operations forces to the area.

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