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“I have been focused on diplomatic efforts to secure the release of hostages, to ensure that foreign nationals can leave Gaza, to deter any escalation regionally and to facilitate the flow of humanitarian aid at scale," he said.
“I will continue this essential work in Saudi Arabia where I will meet with a number of my counterparts in the region to explore how we achieve those aims quickly, and also look to the future of a lasting, peaceful and prosperous two-state solution for both Israelis and Palestinians.”
There are concerns about the spread of violence beyond the Israel-Gaza war started by the October 7 attacks by Hamas in Israel.
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He will also discuss initiatives to significantly increase aid flowing into Gaza, which has been cut off and bombarded by the Israeli military, leading to shortages of medicine, fuel, food and water.
Mr Cleverly will reaffirm the UK’s support for more humanitarian pauses in the fighting as soon as possible to deliver aid and provide a crucial window for hostages – including British nationals – to be released.
And he will also use his meetings to repeat his condemnation of the rise of attacks involving Israeli settlers in the West Bank, and to call for Israel to hold those responsible to account.