Islamabad, 14 October 2023 (TDI): Recent developments in the Israel-Palestine conflict have raised significant concerns within the international community.

Rumors of potential negotiations for the deportation of Gaza Strip’s 2.2 million people to Egypt have stirred apprehension, adding to an already volatile situation that threatens regional stability.

Nader Al-Turk, the Deputy Head of Palestine in Pakistan, shared his concerns about these reports on his Facebook page.

He stated that reports that the United States (US) Secretary of State, Antony Blinken is negotiating on behalf of Israelis for the potential deportation of Gaza’s population evoked memories of the displacement that occurred in 1948.

The duty of the US, as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), is to uphold the organization’s objectives of maintaining international peace and stability.

He went on to state that the question arises as to whether the blind support of Israeli actions, including harm to Palestinian civilians and killing children, women, and the elderly, aligns with these responsibilities.

The emotional toll of this crisis is palpable. As Al-Turk shared, he had spoken to his mother in Gaza who faces an agonizing decision – to stay in her home or become a refugee for the second time in her life.

The people of Gaza, like many others in the region, are living in a state of uncertainty and distress. It is essential to reiterate the urgent need for a peaceful and just resolution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

The recent escalation of tensions and violence is a deeply alarming development. The situation is exacerbated by the ongoing assault by the Israeli occupation forces that has reached dangerous levels.

Al-Turk urged the international community to respond to these developments by prioritizing the principles of peace, justice, and respect for humanitarian rights.

It is crucial that all parties involved find a peaceful resolution that safeguards the well-being and rights of all individuals affected by the conflict.