Weeks after Netanyahu visit, PM Narendra Modi says India for free Palestine

11 February, 2018, 05:13 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
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Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas (R) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend a joint press conference after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah on February 10, 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas witnessed exchange of agreements between India and Palestine in Ramallah.

New Delhi has backed the Palestinian territories' quest for nationhood and Modi has voiced support for an independent state existing peacefully alongside Israel.

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India was one of the 120 UN member states that voted in favor of Palestine in the UN General Assembly resolution calling on the U.S.to retract its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last December. After their talks, Modi said he has assured Abbas that is committed to the Palestinian people's interests. On his part, Abbas acknowledged that the Indian leadership has always stood by peace in Palestine.

Modi said India hoped for peace and stability in Palestine, and that only dialogue could make a permanent solution possible.

PM Modi thanked Palestine for giving him this Grand Collar of the State and stated this as an honour for all Indians and a symbol of Palestine's friendship. "That's why I am here, in Ramallah", Mr. Modi said at the administrative headquarters of the Palestinian Authority.

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After bilateral talks, the two sides signed six agreements worth around $50 million, including one for setting up a $30 million super speciality hospital in Beit Sahur.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embracing Jordan King Abdullah II on his arrival.

Imphal, Feb 10 (UNI) Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla today expressed happiness over the new ray hope that arose after the historic visit of the any Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Palestine. Ambassador Navdeep Suri also spoke of the soon to be signed an Agreement on Financial Intelligence to prevent money laundering. This time Modi skipped Israel in a clear message that India is de-hyphenating its ties with Israel and Palestine. The Palestinians see east as their future capital. Abbas said the formation of a multi-lateral mechanism that is produced by an global peace convention is the most ideal way to broker negotiations with Israel, which is India's strategic partner and among its top arms suppliers. In December, India backed a United Nations resolution that opposed the USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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The visit is crucial and will help in bringing peace in the region, the governor added.

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