Gaza War: Arab Foreign Ministers meet with Russian leadership
A meeting of the Arab-Islamic foreign ministers and Russian leadership was held in Russia under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Moscow (Aljazeera English – Khaleejtimes)
The Arab-Islamic Foreign Ministers in Russia have emphasized on an immediate ceasefire and an early solution to the Palestinian issue.
According to Arab media, a meeting of the Arab-Islamic foreign ministers and Russian leadership was held in Russia under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
The delegations of Arab and Islamic countries in Moscow were led by Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan.
On this occasion, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that he condemns the terrorist acts that are against the basic laws of international human rights.
He further said that an immediate ceasefire and the early release of hostages are indispensable for the solution of the Gaza problem, the humanitarian aid reaching the Gaza Strip is very less than the need.
He said that Arab and Islamic countries can play a better role in resolving the Palestine crisis. Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said that an immediate ceasefire and serious peace talks should be implemented in Gaza.
The Saudi Foreign Minister said that violations of international laws by Israel are increasing extremism, our priorities are to provide protection to innocent citizens and prevent human tragedy by establishing a ceasefire.
He said that no option other than a two-state solution is acceptable. After the cease-fire, not only determining the future of the Gaza Strip, there is a need to think about the solution of the whole problem.
The Saudi Foreign Minister said that there should be an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, an end to the siege and the protection of civilians. He said that hospitals in the Gaza Strip have become unsafe.