May 24, 2024

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Argentina refuses to recognize Palestine as a full member of the UN A 180 degree turn in the historical posture of the country

Argentina refuses to recognize Palestine as a full member of the UN  A 180 degree turn in the historical posture of the country

Argentina joined Israel and the United States in voting against Palestine’s admission as a UN member state this Friday.In 2010, during the administration of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, it represented a 180-degree diplomatic turn in relation to the country’s historic line of recognition of the Palestinian National Authority as an independent state within the 1967 geographic boundaries. .

The United Arab Emirates recently voted against the resolution And with the motivation of the Arab countries, it was carried out by the Argentine Ambassador Ricardo Lagorio, in compliance with the orders of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship, Diana Mondino and President Javier Mili. As the latter assumed charge of the Casa Rosada In December, The country abstained from other UN votes on the Gaza ceasefire.So the rejection of Palestine reaffirms the current administration’s geopolitical shift.

Miley joined the United States and the government led by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Oct. 7 after an attack by the Islamist group Hamas in Israel that killed 1,200 people and kidnapped 200 others. About 35,000 people have died in the Israeli military offensive in Gaza so far.

On Wednesday, the President of Argentina attended Holocaust Day event Organized by the Delegates of Israeli Associations of Argentina (DAIA) at the now former Kirchner Cultural Center (CCK), where it emphasized support for Israel: “Taking sides is not an option for others, but a moral obligation. Condemning Islamic terrorism is an obligation.”.

In his speech, the president distinguished himself from other countries that, in his view, turned their backs on Israel. “I look around me at the leaders of the free world and the great nations, and I see in some indifference and in others fear to stand for the truth,” he said. “Both anti-Semitism and intolerable Islamophobia are felt by the free world with unease and ambiguous gestures,” he added: Argentina will always be firmly on Israel’s side..

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