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Jordan king hails Türkiyes efforts to end Gaza war


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Published January 18,2024


Jordanian King Abdullah II on Thursday hailed Türkiye‘s efforts to finish a lethal Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.

The Jordanian monarch met with Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan within the capital Amman for talks on efforts to halt the Gaza conflict and assuage the catastrophic humanitarian situations within the enclave, the royal court docket stated in an announcement.

The king “expressed his appreciation for Türkiye’s steadfast positions and efforts to end the war,” the assertion stated.

He underlined the significance of coordinating between Amman and Ankara to finish the Israeli conflict in Gaza.

The monarch harassed the need “of pushing for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza, protecting civilians, and delivering relief and medical aid without interruption,” the assertion stated.

He additionally warned of Israeli escalation within the occupied West Bank, together with settler violence towards Palestinians and violations at holy websites in East Jerusalem.

“Jordan rejects any attempt to separate Gaza from the West Bank as they are an extension of the Palestinian state,” Abdullah stated.

The prime Turkish diplomat arrived in Amman late Wednesday for his first go to to Jordan since he took his publish in June 2023.

Fidan met early Thursday together with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi for talks on the developments within the Palestinian territories.

Israel has launched relentless air and floor assaults on the Gaza Strip since a cross-border assault by Hamas which Tel Aviv says killed 1,200 individuals.

At least 24,620 Palestinians have since been killed, principally ladies and kids, and 61,830 injured, in keeping with Palestinian well being authorities.

The Israeli offensive has left 85% of Gaza’s inhabitants internally displaced amid acute shortages of meals, clear water and medication whereas 60% of the enclave’s infrastructure was broken or destroyed, in keeping with the UN.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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