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Oman expresses its categorical rejection of Israeli statements displacing Palestinians from Gaza

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Sultanate of Oman’s categorical rejection of the statements made by Israeli government officials regarding the displacement of the Palestinian population from the Gaza Strip.

The Ministry affirmed the firm Omani position in considering the Gaza Strip an integral part of the occupied Palestinian territories stipulated in the UN resolutions binding Israel to withdraw from all the lands it occupied and return to the 1967 borders to ensure the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on all its lands, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s rejection of “attempts to liquidate the Palestinian cause and (displace Palestinians) from their lands.”

He stressed that the current priority is “reaching a ceasefire, protecting civilians, and implementing relief aid in sufficient quantities to confront the humanitarian tragedy faced by the people of the Gaza Strip, in line with and implementation of the relevant UN resolutions.”

During discussions that took place in Cairo, on Wednesday, with a delegation of members of the US Senate and House of Representatives, which included representatives of the Democratic and Republican parties headed by Joni Ernst, Sisi stressed “the necessity of working seriously to achieve a just and comprehensive settlement of the Palestinian issue, through the establishment of an independent Palestinian state in accordance with the terms of reference.” Approved,” according to a statement by the Egyptian presidency.

During the meeting with the Egyptian President, the American delegation inquired about his future vision for the Palestinian issue, which included an emphasis on “a settlement based on justice that achieves true security for all the peoples of the region,” according to the Egyptian presidency.

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