Although various ideologies (left and right) in India used the hashtags #IndiaStandsWithlsrael and #BidenlsMyPresident, it appears that all they stood for has shifted grounds, as the Modi government is now behaving with a soft corner for Palestine, while the US President firmly backed Israel, so he is now being cancelled.
India called for an immediate de-escalation of the conflict between Israel and Palestine on Sunday.
At a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, The announcement was made as violence in the area has continued since the beginning of this month, following weeks of conflict between the two sides.
At the conference, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, TS Tirumurti, urged the two countries to resume direct talks immediately and stated that New Delhi supports a two-state solution.
India claims that every effort should be made to establish favorable conditions for the resumption of talks between Israel and Palestine, according to Tirumurti. “In conclusion, I reiterate India’s unwavering commitment to the two-state solution and its clear support for the just Palestinian cause.”
Both sides should exercise “strong restraint and refrain from acts that escalate tensions,” India’s envoy said.
and refrain from attempting to alter the current situation, including in East Jerusalem and its environs.
“Millions of Indians visit Jerusalem every year, and it holds a special place in their hearts,” he said. “The Al Zawiyya Al Hindiyya the Indian Hospice, which is a historic site affiliated with a great Indian Sufi saint Baba Farid and is situated within the district, is also located in the Old City.”
Meanwhile, the Biden administration has approved the sale of $735 million in precision-guided arms to Israel, raising concerns among some House Democrats who are involved in the evolving debate over the US government’s support for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Israeli government.