Vivian Balakrishnan calls for ceasefire in Gaza during meeting with Israeli leaders

Vivian Balakrishnan calls for ceasefire in Gaza during meeting with Israeli leaders

Vivian Balakrishnan satisfies Israeli leaders, phone calls for fast humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

International Minister Vivian Balakrishnan met up with Israel’s leaders to categorical Singapore’s problem with the humanitarian problem in Gaza.

The assembly arrived a few days just after Dr Balakrishnan sat down with Palestinian leaders.

For the duration of his time with the Israeli leaders, Dr Balakrishnan expressed Singapore’s issue for the dire humanitarian scenario in Gaza and called for a ceasefire.

Dr Balakrishnan with Israeli Primary Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Resource: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore

He also reiterated Singapore’s support for a “negotiated two-state solution”.

Vivian Balakrishnan expresses Singapore’s issue about condition in Gaza

On Wednesday (20 March), the Ministry of Overseas Affairs (MFA) issued a press assertion summarising Dr Balakrishnan’s visit to Israel from 19 to 20 March.

Dr Balakrishnan with Israeli President Isaac Herzog
Resource: Ministry of International Affairs Singapore

Through his two-working day visit, Dr Balakrishnan met up with the next Israeli leaders:

  • Israeli President Isaac Herzog
  • Key Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Israel Katz
  • Minister-without-Portfolio Benny Gantz
  • Previous Primary Minister Naftali Bennett

According to MFA’s assertion, Dr Balakrishnan “expressed Singapore’s deep problem with the dire humanitarian problem in Gaza”.

To allow aid to arrive in Gaza swiftly and unhindered, Dr Balakrishnan known as for an speedy humanitarian ceasefire.

Dr Balakrishnan with Minister Benny Gantz
Supply: Ministry of International Affairs Singapore

He also reiterated Singapore’s look at that Israel’s military services action in Gaza has “gone also far” — the exact text he used during his ministry’s Committee of Source discussion back again in February.

Condemns Hamas attack & calls for instant launch of hostage

At the exact time, Dr Balakrishnan conveyed Singapore’s sympathies to the families influenced by the Hamas attacks past October.

He reiterated Singapore’s condemnation of the act of terror and termed for the “safe, unconditional and rapid launch of all civilian hostages from Gaza”.

In addition, Dr Balakrishnan highlighted Singapore’s guidance for a “negotiated two-state solution” in line with United Nations Protection Council resolutions.

The Foreign Minister had conveyed the identical message in the course of his conference with Palestinian leaders on 18 March.

Dr Balakrishnan, as very well as the accompanying Users of Parliament, also met users from some factions that make up the Knesset, Israel’s parliament.

He then still left Israel for the United Arab Emirates.

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