Morocco: Break with Israel was a Warning from Arab World
Moroccan Foreign Minister Mohammed Ben Issa said Monday that the decision of three Arab countries to break ties with Israel was a warning to the Jewish state to halt its killings of Palestinians.
The decision taken by Morocco, Oman and Tunisia was "a message addressed to the Israelis of the gravity of the situation in the region," said Ben Issa on a visit to the Omani capital.
"We cannot keep silent in the face of the criminal actions (of Israel) against peaceful demonstrators demanding the withdrawal (of Israeli forces) from their territory," he said, quoted by Oman's news agency ONA.
Oman, Morocco and Tunisia all severed their partial ties with Israel last month following the outbreak of Israeli-Palestinian clashes which have now killed around 180 people, the vast majority of them Arabs – MUSCAT (AFP)
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