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Arab-Islamic Ministerial Committee Meets EU Foreign Affairs Council

A ministerial committee from the Arab-Islamic Summit met with the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss the Gaza conflict and humanitarian issues. The committee, led by Prince Faisal bin Farhan, emphasized the need for international intervention and reiterated the importance of establishing a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. An Israeli airstrike in Rafah, which killed 45 people, was also a key focus of the discussion.
Members of the ministerial committee assigned by the Joint Arab-Islamic Extraordinary Summit convened with the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on May 27, 2024.

The summit, held in Riyadh in November 2023, called for an end to Israeli military actions in Gaza due to escalating conflict.

Leading the ministerial committee was Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan, joined by his counterparts from Qatar, Jordan, and Egypt.

The meeting focused on the ongoing aggression in Gaza, including a recent Israeli airstrike in Rafah that killed 45 people.

The committee emphasized the urgent need for international intervention to address the humanitarian crisis and reiterated the importance of establishing a Palestinian state based on pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital.

The committee rejected any discussions regarding Gaza's future that exclude the Palestinian issue and demanded accountability for Israeli violations.
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