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Saudi, Egyptian, Kuwaiti foreign ministers call for immediate ceasefire in Palestinian territories

  • Prince Faisal and Sameh Shoukry discussed developments in the Palestinian territories
  • They renewed their demand for the international community to confront aggressive Israeli practices

RIYADH: The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Egypt called for an immediate ceasefire in Palestinian territories on Saturday.

May 15, 2021: The death toll continues to rise in the conflict between Israel and Hamas militants. An overnight Israeli air strike killed at least ten Palestinians in the deadliest single bombing so far. Israeli tanks have recently resumed firing on targets in Gaza City. This comes in response to hundreds of rockets fired by Hamas toward Israel last night, hitting residential areas. At least 126 people have been killed in Gaza since Monday, while in Israel at least seven have died. The conflict has now also spread to the West Bank, the larger Palestinian territory.

Prince Faisal bin Farhan and Sameh Shoukry discussed developments in the Palestinian territories as part of continuous coordination between the Kingdom and Egypt.

They renewed their demand for the international community to confront aggressive Israeli practices against the Palestinian people.

The foreign ministers highlighted the importance of working to resume peace efforts in a manner that guarantees all legitimate Palestinian rights.

Prince Faisal also received a telephone call from his Kuwait counterpart during which the two officials discussed the escalation in violence in the region.

Prince Faisal and Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah discussed the Palestinian cause, developments in the region and bilateral relations.


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