Palestinian president urges Pak, India to defuse crisis

De-escalation is essential to preserve mutual interests, regional stability

Our Correspondent March 01, 2019
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. PHOTO: AFP

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday called on nuclear-armed Pakistan and India to defuse the crisis and not resort to escalation.

President Abbas further urged the two nations to "exert all efforts possible to defuse the crisis". He said that de-escalation is essential in order to preserve regional stability and serve the interests of both the nations along with the rest of the world.

Imran Khan wins praise over captured pilot’s release

Palestine will stand ready to make all efforts possible with both sides to ensure stability and calm between the two countries, the statement added.

Frantic diplomatic efforts involving a number of countries are underway to prevent any further escalation in the crisis between the two arch-rivals as tensions continued to grip the South Asian region.

Abu Dhabi crown prince reaches out to Imran, Modi to ease tensions

The United States, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), UK and European Union (EU) are involved in both overt and covert diplomacy to find a way out of the current impasse between the two countries.



patriot | 2 years ago | Reply i urge the president abbas to solve his problem internally and externally if he can !!! then turn after our trouble with india :),Who does not have thing can not give it... but thanks to the president
Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ


Most Read