Why is it in the news?
- Recently, India has reaffirmed its call for the establishment of a sovereign Palestinian state, emphasizing the obligation to uphold humanitarian principles.
More about the news
- India’s longstanding policy supports the resumption of direct negotiations for a sovereign, independent, and viable Palestinian state living in peace with Israel.
- India considers the attack by Hamas on Israel as a “terrorist attack,” but does not provide a clear stance on whether it considers Hamas a terrorist organization.
- India emphasizes the universal obligation to observe humanitarian law while also advocating the fight against international terrorism.