Munich Security Conference rejects Israel demands
Requests from top Israeli officials to be placed as keynote speakers during this year's Munich Security Conference (MSC) have been reportedly rejected by the event's organizers amid the regime's ongoing genocide in the besieged Gaza Strip.
organizers of the Munich Security Conference, considered one of the most
respected events held annually in the area of defense, have apparently decided
this year to sideline Israel," a report by Israeli media said.
that ahead of this year's conference, which will take place in two weeks, the
organizers have rejected all of Israel's requests for key appearances.
Israel's rejected requests is the one put forth by the regime's minister of
military affairs, Yaov Galant. The organizers have essentially denied him the
opportunity to speak to a large audience. Instead, Gallant has been offered to
participate as a panel speaker.
while during past events, the conference traditionally had Israeli speakers
placed in key panels and forums, including its prime minister, Benjamin
Netanyahu, and the regime's minister of military affairs, all of whom were
allowed to address the plenary.
conference’s organizers have even rebuffed the families of Israeli captives
held by the Gaza-based resistance movements, who had requested to hold a special
ceremony in a large forum. They were told they could only hold an event on the
sidelines, which means that there would be scant attendance and little media
regime has brought Gaza under an unrelenting and indiscriminate genocidal war
since October 7, when the coastal territory's resistance movements staged an
operation, dubbed Al-Aqsa Storm, against the occupied territories.
onslaught has to date claimed the lives of more than 26,600 people, mostly
women and children, leaving over 65,300 others injured.
Tel Aviv has
compounded the military onslaught with a total siege that has effectively
blocked the flow of food, medicine, fuel, water, and electricity into Gaza,
thus increasing the prospect of all-out famine across the Palestinian
the International Court of Justice, the United Nations top court, issued an
interim ruling, ordering the regime to prevent acts of genocide in Gaza.