The Palestinian ambassador in Madrid asks that Spain exempt its residents from visas | EUROtoday

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Husni Abdel Wahed Until this Tuesday, he was the consultant of the Palestinian National Authority in Spain. However, with the popularity of the territory as a State by the Council of Ministers, he has turn out to be an envoy. With that standing and solely 9 hours after Pedro Sánchez's institutional look, Wahed provided a press convention for the Spanish media.

Wahed started the assertion by thanking Spain for the gesture. However, he mentioned he had blended emotions: “We have many reasons for joyjoy and celebration, but we have more reasons for sadness and pain,” he mentioned, to recollect the assaults that Israel has carried out in latest days in an space that they themselves referred to as secure.

Since final week Pedro Sánchez introduced that this Tuesday the Palestinian State can be acknowledged, the Israeli government started a diplomatic offensive by way of social networks. First, I referred to as his ambassador in Madrid for consultations. Next, the Minister of Foreign Affairs spent the times posting messages on X (previously Twitter), disqualifying to members of the Executive. “If the recognition was symbolic, Israel would not have shown such hysteria,” Wahed analyzed.

In addition to those measures, after studying that Spain desires the Jerusalem consulate to serve Palestinian residents, Israel introduced that it’ll not let that occur. That is why Wahed has provided an answer to Spain at this time: “We trust that Space to know how to respond in the most appropriate way. “A handy response is to exempt Palestinians from visas.”

For the ambassador, the recognition of Palestine comes at the right time, with “the state of affairs in Palestine with this genocide, this declaration involves reaffirm the significance and the dedication of a big a part of the worldwide group to the long run, to peace, justice and freedom,” he stated.

The Executive has announced that Spain will recognize the Palestinian people according to the 1967 borders, and that it demands a corridor that links the West Bank with Gaza and a maritime exit. “We have been very beneficiant By recognizing the State of Israel over 78% of our historic territory, our declare is the 1967 borders and we intend to coexist with all borders and States on the earth,” Wahed stressed. “Do not imagine those that hyperlink the Palestinian folks with extremism, that is racism. “Calling an entire people with one current is racism, it is unacceptable for us,” he denounced.