A country official revealed to "East site" For Qatari mediation that took place during the past few days in order to calm the security situation between the Palestinians and the Israelis, following the recent escalation and the Israeli attacks that took place against the worshipers in Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The Qatari official, who preferred not to be named, said that Qatar is working to calm the situation between all parties, noting that – in the context of its role as a mediator – Qatar was in contact with all parties during the period of security escalation.
He explained that the main goal of Doha was "Prevent unnecessary bloodshed, and avoid devastating consequences for Palestinians and civilians"He pointed out at the same time that the Qatari mediation came at the request of the American side.
Qatar issued a statement condemning the occupation’s aggression against the Gaza Strip and southern Lebanon, as well as the brutal storming of the Al-Aqsa Mosque by the occupation forces, and the settler attacks.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs blamed the occupation for the widening circle of escalation. Because of the provocative measures, and the attack on the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
A dangerous escalation
The occupation forces launched violent raids on several sites in the Gaza Strip, causing material losses to a number of homes in the Strip, and a children’s hospital.
The Palestinian resistance responded with barrages of missiles at the occupation targets and the settlements surrounding Gaza, and fired a number of missiles at the occupation fighters, to prevent them from carrying out raids.
** Leading Qatari role
The Qatari mediation succeeded, on more than one occasion, in stopping more than one Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip through its diplomatic efforts.
During the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip, in May 2021, Qatar, in partnership with the United Nations, made great efforts, which eventually succeeded in restoring calm to the Gaza Strip.
Qatar also had a prominent role in reaching a truce between the Palestinian factions and"Israel" During the wars waged by the latter on the Gaza Strip in 2009, 2012 and 2014.