Russian President Vladimir Putin assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on October 16, 2017, that Russia was committed to preventing any catastrophe for humanity in Gaza while taking steps toward intervening in the Middle East conflict through phone calls with key regional actors.
The Kremlin has stated that Putin expressed Russia’s readiness to work towards ending Israeli-Palestinian hostilities and reaching an amicable settlement using diplomatic and political channels.
Russia’s call did not specify any reference to a potential ceasefire it hopes to achieve through the submission of a resolution at the United Nations Security Council.
Putin informed Mr. Netanyahu of the contents of their meetings between himself, chiefs from Iran, Egypt, and Syria as well as representatives of Palestine whom the Kremlin had stated before were discussed during their talks.
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Vladimir Putin informed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on October 16, that Moscow wanted to help prevent an impending humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza after entering into a Middle East crisis with a series of phone calls to regional actors.
The Kremlin announced that Russian President, Vladimir Putin expressed Russia’s willingness to cooperate in ending Israel and Palestinian Conflict by using diplomatic and political solutions towards reaching an acceptable peace settlement solution.
Russia’s text message did not refer to any efforts it is undertaking through Resolutions passed at the UN Security Council for peace.
However, Vladimir Putin informed Mr. Netanyahu of his discussions with Iranian, Egyptian, Syrian, and Palestinian Authority chiefs during which this issue had been broached by them all. According to earlier statements by Kremlin sources regarding these conversations.
“According to these discussions, there was unanimity on the importance of immediate ceasefires and implementation of peace treaties to provide immediate assistance for everyone who requires assistance,” reads a statement of these discussions.
“Fears were expressed over the risk that this conflict might escalate into regional warfare.
The conflict has diverted attention away from Russia’s conflicts in Ukraine and given Moscow an opportunity to show its strong connections to major players within the Middle East, positioning themselves as peacemakers and mediators.
Previous United States policy failures have been blamed for creating conditions leading to recent outbreaks of violence throughout the Middle East.
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The Kremlin announced that President Vladimir Putin sent condolences and prayers to Prime Minister Netanyahu following the deaths of over 1300 Israelis as a result of attacks carried out in Gaza on Oct 7 by Islamist militant Hamas, as reported by media. Hamas.
The minister briefed Netanyahu. Netanyahu regarding Russia’s efforts to stabilize the situation and stop any further violence from escalating. Furthermore, Russia took measures to avoid humanitarian crises within Gaza”. Gaza Strip
Israel responded to attacks with 10 days of intensive attacks which Gaza officials claim has resulted in over 2,750 predominantly civilian deaths, mostly civilian. Putin stated last week that Israel had the right to defend itself, yet any military offensive against Gaza would result in an “absolutely inexplicably” large number of deaths among civilians.
Iranian state media report that during their meeting, President Ebrahim Raisi made clear to Putin that supporting Palestinians is Iran’s main international policy goal; however “resistance” groups often make independent decisions without consulting other authorities first.
They quoted Raisi in an accompanying statement which read, in part: “Israel and Palestinians may open new fronts in their war.”
Putin had also maintained communication with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi – all three sought assistance for the evacuation of Russian people from Gaza as reported by the Kremlin.
At an on-air meeting of top officials – such as spy chiefs and his defense minister – the Kremlin chief expressed his views about Middle East and Ukraine issues.
Sergei Ryabkov, Russia’s deputy foreign minister, reported to Vladimir Putin that Israeli Army moves are becoming more dangerous and their deployment was “arbitrary”.
“There is a risk for this conflict to escalate further,” Ryabkov warned. (Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge in Moscow and Mark Trevelyan and Parisa Hafezi in Dubai; editing with Rod Nickel)