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UK PM visits Israel for talks with Netanyahu and Herzog

UK PM visits Israel for talks with Netanyahu and Herzog

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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Israeli President Isaac Herzog

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak arrived in Israel on Thursday (19) morning to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Isaac Herzog.

“Above all, I am here to express my solidarity with the Israeli people. You have suffered an unspeakably horrific act of terrorism and I want you to know that the United Kingdom and I stand with you,” Sunak declared after descending on the Israeli. Territory.

Sunak is expected to call for the opening of a humanitarian corridor, the release of hostages and an agreement to remove the British from the conflict zone.

“The UK is working to ensure that Hamas terrorism is not a catalyst for further escalation. Every effort must be made to prevent further loss of innocent lives,” the British Prime Minister said on social media.

Sunak has already met with Herzog and said the two agreed on “the importance of getting urgent humanitarian support to ordinary Palestinians in Gaza.”

After an attack on a hospital in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday (17) that killed more than 400 people, Sunak said “the moment is a watershed moment” and called on authorities to try to avoid “a new dangerous escalation of the conflict”. .

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