Prime Minister Scott Morrison hasn’t been quiet about his willingness to side with Israel and potentially move the Australian Embassy to Jerusalem.
Furthermore, the only reliable democratic ally in the region is Israel. Showing strong support for Israel is the best path to end the conflict there, and move towards a Palestinian state as well. More waffling and the status quo diplomacy have proven a failure over 40 years now. Time of Oz to step up. Good on Morrison…
Australia is anticipated to join a US-led resolution
Hamas, a militant Palestine organisation sent rockets firing into Israel. Now, Australia is anticipated to join a US-led resolution at the UN condemning the attacks, according to AAP.
Unsurprisingly, this move will shift Australia closer to Israel under our current PM. This comes as only last week Australia moved to vote, for the first time, against a UN resolution, which unequivocally denies Israel’s claim ‘to sovereignty over Jerusalem’, AAP reports.
On Thursday, The Australian reported that the Morrison government, in the weeks ahead, will decide whether or not it will move the Australian Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.
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