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Cyprus ready to contribute to the de-escalation of the crisis in Gaza, Annita said

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    Cyprus is ready to contribute to the de-escalation of the crisis in Gaza, said Annita – He met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Palestine, Riyad Al-Maliki

    The readiness of Cyprus to contribute to the de-escalation of the crisis in Gaza was expressed by the President of the House of Representatives, Annita Dimitriou strong>, which received on Wednesday afternoon the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Palestine, Riyad Al-Maliki, as part of a working visit he is making to Cyprus. Mr. Al-Maliki was accompanied by the Ambassador of Palestine in Cyprus, Abdullah Attari.

    As mentioned in a statement of the House of Representatives, the President of the House noted the excellent level of relations between Cyprus and Palestine. Mrs. Dimitriou expressed thanks for the position of the Palestinian authorities regarding the Cyprus problem. At the same time, he reaffirmed Cyprus' firm support for the resumption of peace talks in the Middle East, through an agreed two-state solution, in accordance with the relevant UN Resolutions.

    Cyprus, said Mrs. Dimitriou, based on its own painful experience of the continued occupation of its territory by Turkey for fifty years, can understand very well the human tragedy unfolding in Gaza. For this reason, the President of the Parliament underlined, Cyprus is always ready to contribute in every possible way to the provision of humanitarian aid to the Palestinians and to the de-escalation of the crisis, which, as she pointed out, is becoming extremely worrying with the visible risk of its expansion in the wider area, a development that would have disastrous consequences.

    Referring to the resolution adopted by the House of Representatives after the attack by Hamas on Israel on October 7, 2023, Mrs. Dimitriou emphasized that every act of terrorism is condemnable. It has been realized at all times that there are no “frozen conflicts” and that we must finally invest in peace, promoting dialogue based on principles and remaining committed to UN resolutions, noted the Speaker of the Parliament.

    The Palestinian The Minister of Foreign Affairs informed the Speaker of the House at length about the tragic humanitarian crisis unfolding in Gaza, expressing concern over the continuous deterioration of the situation, with hundreds of thousands of civilian casualties.

    It is added that Mr. Al-Maliki warned of the visible possibility of the crisis spreading, with incalculable costs for the entire region.

    He called on “the international community, including the parliaments of all countries, to reflect on their collective responsibility and demand the achievement of a truce, so that enable the release of prisoners, the provision of humanitarian aid to Gaza and the return to talks to resolve the Palestinian issue in accordance with the relevant UN resolutions”.

    Source: cyprustimes.com

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