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Mansour Abbas meets UAE Foreign Minister in Abu Dhabi

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Mansour Abbas, a member of the Israeli Knesset, met with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed in Abu Dhabi on Friday. 

Abdullah bin Zayed and Mansour Abbas © OFM

Mansour Abbas, a member of the Israeli Knesset, met with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed in Abu Dhabi on Friday. 

Their discussion focused on the current situation in Gaza, emphasizing the need to increase humanitarian aid and explore the prospects for a ceasefire.

During the meeting, Abbas, who represents the United Arab List Party in the Knesset, highlighted the dire humanitarian conditions in Gaza. Both parties acknowledged the urgent need to enhance humanitarian assistance to the region, ensuring that aid reaches those most affected by the ongoing conflict.

The dialogue also delved into the potential for establishing a ceasefire. Abbas and bin Zayed discussed various strategies to de-escalate tensions and foster a more stable environment conducive to peace. The UAE's unique position as a mediator was underscored, given its positive relations with Israel.

The United Arab Emirates has maintained a good rapport with Israel, a stance that enables the UAE to act as an influential mediator in the region. This relationship allows the UAE to facilitate discussions and propose solutions that could lead to meaningful progress towards peace and stability in Gaza.

By Anton Izbarh 

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