Modi In Ramallah:India Hopes Palestine Will Soon Become A 'Free Country'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his first official visit to Palestine and his fifth to the Gulf and West Asian region since 2015

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Abu Dhabi from Palestine on Saturday evening on a two-day state visit.

New Delhi has long backed the Palestinian territories' quest for nationhood and Modi has voiced support for an independent state existing peacefully alongside Israel.

Officials have said India continues to support the Palestinian cause, and that Modi's visit is aimed at helping build up the Palestinians' capacity in the health, information technology and education areas.

Since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December, Abbas has been seeking worldwide support for countries from Europe and the Middle East to be included as mediators between Palestine and Israel - efforts that the U.S. has led. After their talks, Modi said he has assured Abbas that is committed to the Palestinian people's interests.

"We hope for peace and stability in Palestine, we believe a permanent solution is possible with dialogue".

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PM Modi thanked Palestine for giving him this Grand Collar of the State and stated this as an honour for all Indians and a symbol of Palestine's friendship.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lit its iconic buildings from Friday night ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. "The Indian Prime Minister will flag off laying of the temple's foundation stone during the community event", Suri said.

It was the first visit of an Indian prime minister to Ramallah in 30 years. An agreement signing ceremony is also expected at the banquet.

"We want to see Palestine and Israel living in peace and security", Abbas added.

Commenting on the Palestine-Israel conflict, President Abbas said, "We have said and will say we are ready to engage in negotiations". Modi's visit to Palestine comes amid heightened tensions in the region after U.S. recognised as the capital of The unilateral U.S. decision to declare as the capital of was challenged at the where 128 nations, including India, voted to turn down the move as "null and void". India recently voted for a resolution that criticised US's decision to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "We rely on India's role as an global force of great standing through its historical role in the Non-aligned Movement and its increasing, growing power in strategic and economic levels, in a way that is conducive to a just and desired peace", said Abbas in a joint press statement. "India and Palestine's historic relations have stood the test of time".

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