German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Israel and Oman to conduct various contacts.
After these visits, Steinmeier then headed to Qatar.
Steinmeier’s visit to Qatar, which arrived in Doha to discuss events in Gaza with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid Al Thani, began with a special event.
The German President remained waiting on the plane’s stairs for half an hour
Steinmeier waited on the plane’s stairs for half an hour because Qatari Foreign Minister Sultan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi did not come to greet him.
Only the German Ambassador to Qatar, Lothar Freischlader, came to receive Steinmeier.
Freischlader was also present as Steinmeier waited with his arms crossed at the door of the government plane.
The main agenda was Gaza
After waiting for German President Steinmeier for a while, Qatari Foreign Minister Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi arrived, then set off to meet with Prince Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
During the meeting, issues and developments on the regional and international agenda were discussed, especially the situation in the Gaza Strip and the Palestinian territories.
During the meeting, the Emir of Qatar stressed the importance of ensuring a permanent ceasefire in the region, protecting civilians, delivering humanitarian aid to the residents of the Gaza Strip, and finding a two-state solution in accordance with international and United Nations resolutions.
Reaction to Germany’s support for Israel
On the other hand, in the incident reported by the German press, it was stated that the German government supports Israel, and it was said that the situation was a reaction to that.
Germany is known for its explicit support for Israel, which is responsible for the massacre in Gaza.
German President Steinmeier, who believes that the massacre in Gaza is Israel’s right to self-defense, stated in his video message before his tour of the Middle East that his visit “Solidarity with Israel, the victim of terrorism, and defense of itself” He stated that he had a purpose.
In addition, Steinmeier said that the Israeli attacks on Gaza “It is a war of existence” Confirming He added, “Hamas started a war in the region, and no one can condemn Israel for its right to defend itself and its war against terrorism.” claimed.
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