China’s president fired shots against Israel’s Palestinian policy Xi Jinping during his speech at the BRICS summit, even calling for “collective punishment” of the Palestinians.

“The root cause of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis is the long-standing disregard for the Palestinians’ right to exist; of the right to return (to their lands) and their right to have a state,” Xi said.

Speaking at the BRICS summit, the Chinese president called for preventing the escalation of the conflict in Gaza by warning how it will affect the stability of the Middle East.

Chinese President Xi advocated “convening an international peace conference” on Palestine as soon as possible.

Xi Jinping did on Tuesday three proposals on the Palestinian-Israeli issue, calling for a ceasefire to achieve lasting peace and security.

“All parties to the conflict should immediately cease hostilities, cease all violence and attacks targeting civilians and to release civilian prisoners to avoid further loss of life and suffering,” Xi said at the emergency virtual summit.

He also said it was imperative to ensure the safe and orderly passage of humanitarian aid, extend humanitarian aid to civilians in Gaza and stop their displacement and the disruption of water, electricity and oil supplies which targets people in Gaza as “collective punishment”.

Xi called on the international community to take concrete measures to prevent the escalation of conflicts that have an impact on the stability of the entire Middle East.

“Since the outbreak of the latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict, China has been actively promoting peace talks and a ceasefire,” Xi noted, pledging that Beijing “is providing humanitarian aid to relieve the suffering of the humanitarian crisis in Gaza” and will continue to do so. to do it.

Xinhua – Anatolia