Unity among Arab nations must to show their strength: Shura Council Chairman

Oman Sunday 26/May/2024 20:13 PM

Algiers: The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Council of Oman, on Sunday participated in tasks of the 36th conference of the Arab Parliamentary Union, being held in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria.

The two-day conference discusses the current situation in the Arab region, the challenges facing joint Arab action, and ways to enhance cooperation between the Union’s member states.

In particular, the conference also discusses developments in the Palestinian issue, notably the brutal aggression staged by Israeli occupation forces against Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip, as well as means to extend support to Palestine.

Speaking at the conference, Khalid Hilal Al Maawali, Chairman the Shura Council, underscored the significance of realising Arab unity as the sole way to restore the status of the Arab nation among other nations.

He said that “It is necessary to rebuild bridges of trust and brotherhood and end conflicts that only serve the enemies of the nation”.

Al Maawali pointed out that the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip “exposed false slogans” and that “calls for peace that need to be heeded should have a solid, unified Arab position backing them”.

He added that “an observer of the situation of Palestine would realise that this occupation force only recognizes the standards of force and the leverage of confrontation”.

Al Maawali praised the position of global free media, which, he said, showed the whole world the legitimacy of the Palestinian cause, the tragedies Palestinians are undergoing and aggressions of the brutal Israeli occupation. “Resistance against this occupation is nothing but an inherent right to defend an occupied land against the occupier,” said Al Maawali.