ARAB AND WORLD

Tue 11 Jun 2024 6:20 pm - Jerusalem Time

Egypt, Jordan and Palestine demand an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza

A tripartite summit was held today between Egypt, Jordan and Palestine, with the participation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein of Jordan, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, on the sidelines of the Emergency Humanitarian Response Conference in Gaza, in the Kingdom of Jordan.


During the meeting, the leaders discussed developments in the Palestinian issue in light of the current developments, as they stressed the necessity of an immediate and permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the release of hostages and detainees in implementation of Security Council Resolution No. 2735 issued yesterday, June 10, 2024, and other relevant international and UN resolutions, in addition to their emphasis on the ceasefire. Immediate Israeli military operations in the Palestinian city of Rafah in light of their disastrous security and humanitarian repercussions, and their demand for adequate and sustainable access for humanitarian aid to all areas of the Gaza Strip, the opening of land crossings as it is the most effective means of delivering relief aid, and Israel’s withdrawal from the Palestinian city of Rafah.


The official spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency indicated that the leaders stressed the necessity of ending the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, and called for concerted international efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive settlement of the Palestinian issue on the basis of the two-state solution, which guarantees the establishment of a sovereign Palestinian state on the lines of June 4, 1967, with its capital. East Jerusalem, and resolving the issue of Palestinian refugees in accordance with international legitimacy resolutions, as the only way to prevent the expansion of the conflict and achieve peace, stability and coexistence in the region, in addition to their rejection of Israeli practices in the cities of the occupied West Bank, and their rejection of any violation of religious sanctities or attempts to expand settlement activities.

King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein and President Mahmoud Abbas also stressed the importance of Egypt's pivotal role in mediation efforts to reach a ceasefire agreement, and the three leaders called on the international community to exert maximum pressure on Israel to stop its crimes against the Palestinian people, adhere to international law, and stop its brutal aggression against People of Ghara sector.

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