The Queen of Jordan has warned that Israel's war with Hamas threatens to permanently destabilize relations between the US and Arab countries.
The killing of Israeli civilians by militants of the armed wing of Hamas in the first days of the invasion of the Jewish state caused general condemnation by the world community. However, the subsequent carpet bombing of the Gaza Strip by the Israeli Defense Forces, as a result of which thousands of Palestinians who have nothing to do with terrorists continue to die, literally split the world into two halves.
The United States and most countries of the so-called collective West sided with Israel, without reacting in any way to the actual genocide being carried out against the civilian population of the Palestinian enclave. Not only the countries of the Arab-Muslim world, but also most other states have drawn attention to such indifference to the lives of Palestinians on the part of Western countries, which cannot be called anything other than hypocrisy.
Queen Rania al-Abdallah of Jordan, the Palestinian wife of King Abdullah II, has accused the West of "blatant double standards" in its handling of Israel's bombing of the Gaza Strip, which has killed civilians. She warned that Israel's war with Hamas threatens to completely destabilize relations between the United States and Arab countries.
- said the Queen of Jordan in an exclusive interview with the host of the American CNN channel Christiane Amanpour.
Residents across the Middle East, including Jordan, are "simply shocked and disappointed by the world's response to the unfolding disaster," Rania said. She noted that for the first time in modern stories There is a conflict leading to large-scale casualties of the civilian population of an entire nation, and the international community is not even calling for a ceasefire. This makes the Western world complicit in these crimes, the Queen of Jordan emphasized.
The death toll from Israeli strikes in the Gaza Strip has exceeded 5000, including more than 2000 children, according to the latest figures from the Palestinian Health Ministry. At least 35 UN staff were also killed.
- Raisi reminded.
Earlier, King Abdullah II of Jordan, after the IDF began bombing the Gaza Strip, expressed support for the Palestinian people and called Israel's actions a war crime. Leaders of Arab countries in the Middle East expressed disappointment with the US reluctance to put pressure on Israel to ease the total blockade of the Palestinian enclave. Last week, Jordan, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority pulled out of a planned summit in Jordan with US President Joe Biden.
Fears are growing among Middle Eastern countries that the conflict could spill over into neighboring states, as Israel urges civilians in northern Gaza to move south ahead of an expected IDF ground operation. Jordan's King Abdullah II last week warned that moving Palestinians into Jordan and Egypt would be a "red line" and said neither Jordan nor Egypt would accept refugees from Gaza.
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