Regional Discussions on Gaza Ceasefire and Spillover: Jordan and Egypt Hold Talks

Jordan’s King Abdullah stressed the need for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and sufficient humanitarian aid to alleviate Palestinian suffering when he met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo. The King warned of the catastrophic repercussions of Israeli operations in southern Gaza and emphasized the importance of preventing the conflict from threatening regional and international security and stability.

The diplomatic discussions occurred amid efforts to secure the release of hostages in Gaza and end the war. The two leaders discussed planning for the day after the Israel-Hamas war and reaffirmed their opposition to Israeli attempts to expel Palestinians from Gaza. They called for a two-state resolution to the conflict based on the pre-1967 lines with east Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

The article concludes with discussions on humanitarian aid delivery and efforts to bring home the remaining hostages. France also expressed its concern over the intensification of fighting in Gaza and called for an immediate truce leading to a ceasefire. Overall, the article provides an overview of the diplomatic discussions and efforts to address the ongoing conflict in the region.