India’s Palestine policy

Why is it in news?
  • At the United Nations Security Council(UNSC), India reaffirmed its support for Palestine.
  • India is a non-permanent member of UNSC.
  • While India supported Palestinian cause, it stopped short of making any direct reference to the status of Jerusalem or the future Israel-Palestine borders.
  • There is escalation in tensions between Israel and Palestine, following the clashes in Jerusalem.
  • The rockets have been fired from the Gaza and Israel inflicting air strikes in Gaza strip.
  • India reiterated its strong support for the just Palestinian cause and its unwavering commitment to the two-state solution.
  • India has also urged both sides to refrain from attempts to unilaterally change the existing status quo.
Source: The Hindu.

Posted by Jawwad Kazi on 18th May 2021