Today: Friday, 8 December 2023 year

The Iraqi Prime Minister discussed de-escalation in Palestine with the leadership of Arab countries.

The Iraqi Prime Minister discussed de-escalation in Palestine with the leadership of Arab countries.

Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed al-Sudani held a series of contacts with the leadership of Arab countries on the situation in Palestine and the search for ways to de-escalate it; the pan-Arab position is to support the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, the press secretary of the Iraqi prime minister, Hisham al-Ruqabi said.

“The Prime Minister held a number of contacts with the leadership of Arab countries to discuss events in Palestine, ways to de-escalate the situation and overcome the current crisis,” al-Ruqabi said.

The position of the Arab countries is clear and is to support the Palestinian cause and the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people,” he added.

Earlier on Saturday, Iraqi government spokesman Bassem al-Awadi said Iraq was calling for an urgent convening of a meeting of the League of Arab States (LAS) on the situation in the Palestinian territories amid the worsening Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

On Saturday morning, Israel was hit by an unprecedented rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. The press service of the Israeli army said that more than 3 thousand rockets were launched. In addition, Hamas fighters, after massive rocket attacks, penetrated into the border areas in southern Israel.