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Betraying the Palestinian blood: Saudia’s flourishing ties with Israel

A retired Saudi general visited Israel this week, heading a delegation of academics and businessmen seeking to encourage discussion of the Saudi-led Arab Peace Initiative. According to a report in the Haaretz daily, the delegation led by Dr. Anwar Eshki met with Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Maj.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai, and several Knesset members from the opposition. Such a visit by former general Eshki, who was once a top adviser to the Saudi government, is an extremely rare occurrence. “While this wasn’t an official visit, it was a highly unusual one, as Eshki couldn’t have traveled to Israel without approval from the Saudi government,” the newspaper report said. The meetings with Gold and Mordechai reportedly did not take place at official Israeli government facilities but at the King David Hotel. The visitors also toured the West Bank city of Ramallah and met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as well as other Palestinian officials, the paper said. It is worth-mentioning that not only the meeting was held but it was also officially acknowledged by the spokesman of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, which meant the visit was on record. The stated objective of the visit was to promote 2002 initiative of late King Abdullah, which was known as ‘Land for Peace’. The initiative gained support from several Arab countries but ironically it was rejected by Israel. In the backdrop of stalled Middle East peace process and growing frustration among Palestinians, which could aggravate and complicate the situation further, Saudi-Israeli back-channel diplomacy might prove to be a ray of hope if Israelis respond to the land for peace initiative with the same spirit with which it was devised and offered. The visit of the Saudi delegation to Israel is also reflective of the fast-changing ground realities in the Middle East and this earth-shaking news will raise eye-brows the world over. The ensuing detailed discussions and analysis of the move would help decipher the fuller implications of the development in the days to come but there are clear indications that scenario in the Gulf is going to change. It is also indicative of the pragmatism on the part of Saudi Arabia that it has ultimately understood, like some other Arab countries, that Israel is there to stay. We would, however, urge Saudi Arabia that any peace plan, which might unfold in due course of time, must recognize the urgency of the issue of Palestine and return of millions of refugees, who are living in miserable conditions in other countries. If Israel has a right to exist and flourish then poor and hapless Palestinians too have a right to live in a free environment.

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