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Summit of Arab countries, call to stop aggression in Palestine immediately

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Manama: The annual Arab summit began in Bahrain’s capital, Manama, on Thursday, calling for a cease-fire in Gaza and recognition of an independent Palestinian state.

The main agenda of this meeting is the situation in Gaza, moreover, the problems faced by the Arab countries will also be considered.

This summit is being held against the ongoing aggression in Gaza for several months, where more than 35 thousand people have been martyred and more than 79 thousand have been injured so far.

13 Arab leaders including the heads of Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq are participating in the meeting.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid are also participating in the meeting. Manama also has the privilege of hosting the summit for the first time.

At the beginning of the meeting, the leaders of all the countries called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza and demanded the help and recovery of the Palestinians from the world.

Bahrain called for an international conference to establish peace in the Middle East, while in his opening remarks at the start of the conference, he said that the international community should support Gaza’s ceasefire efforts and stop the ongoing aggression against the Palestinians immediately.

The Saudi crown prince referred to attacks on ships in the Red Sea by Houthi rebels and demanded an immediate halt. He said the summit was being held amid the complex regional and international conditions of wars. He also emphasized the need for a joint and urgent Arab and international stance to end the wars in the region and establish an independent Palestinian state.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who took part in the meeting, called on the international community and the Arab countries to demand the immediate implementation of the two-state solution.

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