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I Sue For Peace In Both Isreal, Palestine—Goodluck Jonathan




Ex- Nigerian Goodluck Jonathan has been appointed Chairman of the African Union’s International Summit Council for Peace (ISCP), a unuon consisting of African Presidents and Former Heads of State 

Ijeoma Okeke

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has taken to social media to advise international community to aim for peace rather than taking sides in the current conflict between Isreal and Palestine .

Jonathan stated this on his official Twitter handle on Monday

According to him, the conflicts between Isreal and Palestine can never be resolved by nations taking sides.

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The tweets read: “I have been to both Israel and Palestine, and as a result, I have some understanding and appreciation of the human angles on both divides.

“Borders are often human constructs, but the Divine instruction we have is to love our neighbour as ourselves.

“The present conflict in that part of the world can never be resolved by nations and institutions taking sides. It can only be resolved by those living within the borders of Israel and Palestine taking time to understand each other until they come to a place where they can coexist, co-prosper, and eventually cooperate.

“For that to happen, what is needed, in the immediate term, is a ceasefire, followed by massive confidence building on both sides.

“That is what the international community should aim for. Peace. It is achievable.

“I sue for peace in both Israel and Palestine, and urge that every international support should be towards deescalating the conflict, rather than escalating it.”

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