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World Leaders React to Escalating Israel-Palestine Violence

world leaders react to escalating israel palestine violence
world leaders react to escalating israel palestine violence
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In response to the recent escalation of violence in the Israel-Palestine conflict, world leaders from various countries have expressed their opinions and concerns. The conflict, which has seen a wave of Palestinian attacks on Israel followed by Israeli retaliation, has raised alarm across the globe.

Uganda: President Museveni of Uganda expressed his regret over the renewed violence in Israel and Palestine. He called for the implementation of the two States’ Solution and condemned the practice of targeting civilians and non-combatants.

United States: The United States condemned the attacks by “Hamas terrorists” against Israel and extended condolences for the lives lost in the attacks. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan maintained close contact with Israeli officials.

Iran: A senior adviser to Iran’s supreme leader expressed support for the attack, describing it as a “proud operation.” Iran pledged support for Palestinian militants until the liberation of Palestine and Jerusalem.

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry called for an immediate halt to the escalation, emphasizing the need for protection of civilians and self-control. They also highlighted the dangers of the continued occupation and deprivation of Palestinian rights.

UN: The UN’s human rights chief called for an immediate stop to the violence and appealed to all sides and key countries in the region to de-escalate to avoid further bloodshed.

EU: EU leaders unequivocally condemned the attack carried out by Hamas terrorists against Israel. They emphasized Israel’s right to defend itself and called for the immediate release of civilians taken as hostages.

Russia: Russia’s foreign ministry called for an immediate ceasefire and urged both sides to renounce violence and establish a negotiation process for lasting peace.

Ukraine: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky recognized Israel’s indisputable right to defend itself and condemned terrorism as a crime against humanity.

Turkey: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for reasonable actions and urged both Israel and Palestinians to avoid further escalation.

France: France expressed full solidarity with Israel and victims while firmly condemning the attacks.

Germany: Germany expressed full solidarity with Israel and emphasized its right to defend itself against terrorism, as guaranteed by international law.

Britain: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak expressed shock at the attacks and affirmed Israel’s absolute right to self-defense.

India: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed solidarity with Israel during this difficult time and expressed his shock at the terrorist attacks.

Yemen: Huthi rebels in Yemen expressed support for the “heroic jihadist operation” and described it as a battle of dignity, pride, and defense, highlighting what they perceived as Israel’s weakness.