The Russian government has emphasized that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict cannot be resolved by force, but political and diplomatic solutions must be reached. Russia has called for an immediate ceasefire, and the start of a negotiation process with the help of the international community to establish lasting peace in the Middle East. Russian President Vladimir Putin has emphasized the creation of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital to solve this problem. Moscow has also always refused to include Hamas in the list of “terrorist” organizations.
While criticizing Israel’s occupation and blockade, the Syrian government has announced its support for the Palestinian resistance factions that were involved in the October 7 attack on Israel.
20- South Africa
In a public statement, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasized his country’s historical support for the “just struggle” of the Palestinians and strongly criticized Israel’s recent attacks. In this statement, he said, “All of us here express our solidarity with the Palestinian people.” He also described Israel as a “repressive regime” and what many human rights groups see as apartheid policies. Israel has described the Palestinians.
The Venezuelan government has expressed its concern about the situation in the Gaza Strip and has called for an end to violence throughout the Palestinian territory through direct dialogue and compliance with UN Security Council Resolution 2334.
At the beginning of the war, China followed a neutral approach and wanted a peaceful resolution of the conflict. On October 8, a day after Hamas’s surprise attack on Israel, China’s Foreign Ministry called for a de-escalation of hostilities and urged the warring parties to exercise restraint and immediately end hostilities to protect civilians and avoid further escalation. Prevent the situation.
The Chinese Foreign Minister respected Israel’s right to defend itself, but with the escalation of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza and the increase in the number of Palestinian civilian deaths, he strongly condemned Israel’s airstrikes in Gaza and declared that these attacks are beyond the scope of defending Israel. He is gone.
In his recent speech, the President of Turkey strongly criticized Israel and announced his support for Hamas. Erdogan accused Israel of deliberately attacking civilians in Gaza. Experts believe that Erdoğan’s comments are likely to strain relations between his government and other NATO members, including the United States. Emphasizing that he has canceled his trip to the occupied territories, the Turkish president said that Hamas is not a terrorist group and is fighting for the liberation of its land. He distinguished between the Jewish people and the Zionists and said: “The Jewish people know very well that Turkey is the only land where there has been no anti-Semitism for centuries.” The Turkish president stated: “Turkey has no problem with the Israeli government, but it has never and will never approve of Israel’s crimes and its way of functioning as a group and not as a government.”
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his full support for Israel and stated that this country stands by Israel in these difficult moments and condemned Hamas terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Of course, it should be noted that India abstained from the anti-Israel resolution of the General Assembly.
King Abdullah II of Jordan has stated in his stance on the war against Gaza that: “Our region will not see the color of peace and stability without comprehensive and just peace based on the government’s solution.” He announced his unwavering support for Palestine and its just cause until the realization of the full rights of the Palestinian people. Abdullah II continued: “We will not hesitate to play a role in the defense of Islamic and Christian sanctuaries in Jerusalem, no matter how many challenges there are.”
These statements are made while yesterday, a military source affiliated with the Jordanian armed forces denied the claims made about the use of Jordanian military bases by the American army to transfer military equipment to the Zionist regime. This source stated: What has been published about the take off of the American military plane from the Jordanian military base is a false and baseless claim.
In an official statement, Saudi Arabia called for an immediate end to the tension between the two sides, protection of civilians and restraint. In this statement, Saudi Arabia has also warned Israel of the dangers of a crisis situation as a result of continued Israeli occupation, the deprivation of the Palestinian people from their legitimate rights, and the repetition of systematic provocations against their sanctuaries.
27- United Arab Emirates
In a statement, the UAE government expressed its “deep concern” over the escalation of tension between Hamas and Israel and emphasized the need to “stop the escalation and save civilian lives” on both sides. The statement offered “heartfelt condolences” to all the victims of the recent clashes.
This statement called for “the reactivation of the international quadrilateral group to revive the Arab-Israeli peace path” and called on the international community to advance all the efforts made to achieve a comprehensive and just peace and prevent the region from being dragged to new levels of conflict. . Another statement, this time from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the UAE, said: “The UAE is horrified by the reports that Israeli civilians have been taken hostage from their homes.” The ministry added: “Civilians on both sides should always be fully protected by international humanitarian law and should never be the target of conflict.” This country, however, has so far avoided criticizing Israel’s deadly attacks on Gaza and condemned this attack only after Israel’s ground attack on Gaza.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain criticized the attacks of Hamas on Israel and described them as dangerous actions that threaten the lives of civilians. In this statement, the abduction of Israeli civilians from their homes by Hamas was also severely criticized. Bahrain has not yet criticized Israel’s air and ground attacks against Palestinians.
The positions of the UAE and Bahrain showed that they view relations with the regime strategically and that a significant distance has been created between them and other Islamic countries on the issue of Palestine. In fact, the issue of Palestine is only a foreign policy issue for these two countries, which seems to be influenced by their long-term interests in cooperation with the occupying regime. The presence of some regional developments, including differences between Arab countries in dealing with the occupying regime, which was evident in the Egyptian meeting on issues such as the cessation of attacks, Palestinian refugees and humanitarian aid, also gives hope to the UAE and Bahrain to continue relations with the regime.
In response to the war between Hamas and Israel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said on social media that Canada never approves and praises violence (in any situation and by any group). Also, Trudeau strongly condemned the demonstration in Canada that was held in support of Hamas attacks and said that we must stand united against terrorist acts.
Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly also strongly condemned Hamas’s attack on Israel and said that Canada firmly stands by Israel. Jolly said that Canada defends Israel’s legal right to legitimate self-defense against terrorism under international law, and went on to say that her heart goes out to the victims of these attacks and all those who have been harmed in some way by these attacks.
In a statement, Spain’s Interim Minister of Social Rights, Ivan Bellara, called on European countries to cut diplomatic ties with Israel and impose an arms embargo and economic sanctions against Israel.
In a post on Twitter, he said that it is still possible to stop the “genocide” in Gaza and also called for bringing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other political leaders who bombed civilians in the Gaza Strip to the International Criminal Court for trial. He also accused the European Union and the United States of encouraging Israel to implement policies of discrimination, racism, and aggression, and said that these Israeli actions are gross violations of human rights.
30- America and Europe
In a statement issued by the US State Department, the country strongly condemned the attack by Hamas and declared its full support for Israel. European countries including England, Germany, France and Italy also issued official statements with the same theme. The interesting thing to note about England and France is that these two countries, contrary to their statements and official position in support of Israel, voted in favor of the recent anti-Israel resolution of the United Nations General Assembly, and Germany also abstained.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan issued a statement and announced that the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan emphasizes its support and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state in its historical lands, which is the legitimate, historical and legal right of the Palestinian people. The statement continues: “The international community, especially the countries that have obvious influence in the region, must stand up against Israel’s aggression.” In a recent statement, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of this country, said: “Cutting off water, food, medicine and electricity in the Gaza Strip by Israel’s barbaric forces, and deliberately targeting civilian homes, mosques, hospitals and ambulances is a war crime and a crime against It is humanity.”
Abdul Malik al-Houthi, the leader of Yemen’s Houthis, stated in a statement that if the United States intervenes directly in the Gaza conflict, this group will respond by firing drones and missiles and will take military options. Stating that the Houthis are ready to coordinate with other groups and intervene in the war, he said: “There are red lines in Gaza.”
The Lebanese Hezbollah group has announced in a statement that it is in direct contact with the leaders of the Palestinian resistance and described the attack by Hamas as a decisive response to the continued occupation of Israel and a message to those who seek normalization with Israel. According to the Associated Press, a senior Hamas official has said that Lebanon’s Hezbollah will join the battle if Gaza is subjected to a war of destruction.
While condemning Tel Aviv’s actions in bombing Gaza and killing civilians, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry emphasized the need for an immediate ceasefire and the cessation of attacks by both sides. The Egyptian Foreign Minister also said: “We are against expanding the scope of the war and we believe that the Palestinian people should remain in their land.”