Agence France-Presse reported that the BRICS group held a video summit on the 21st to address the recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict.South AfricaPresident Ramaphosa accuses Israel of using illegal force to punish collectiveGazaCivilians are committing war crimes and deliberately blocking the supply of medicine, fuel, food and water to Gaza residents, which amounts to genocide.
Ramaphosa called for an immediate and comprehensive ceasefire in Gaza and the dispatch of UN troops to monitor the end of hostilities and protect local civilians. He told summit participants: “As individual countries, we have shown grave concern about the death and destruction of the Gaza (people),” and called for gathering strength and actions to end this historical injustice. Hoping to use this meeting to strengthen.
South Africa has always beenPalestineA high-profile supporter of South Africa, whose ruling African National Congress (ANC) often links the plight of Palestinians to South Africa’s difficult journey against apartheid.
Apart from South Africa, the BRICS countries also include Brazil, Russia, India and mainland China. The summit aims to mobilize a common response to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian armed group Hamas.
In his speech, Chinese President Xi Jinping mentioned the implementation of the “two-state solution” between Israel and Palestine; Russian President Vladimir Putin urged a political solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.