Israel’s increasing ties with Africa a concern: Experts

Israel’s increasing diplomatic ties with some African nations might affect the support Palestine has been enjoying on the continent, experts have noted. For many years, several African states have been vocal against Israel over its continued occupation of Palestinian territory and aggression towards Palestinians, but with Israel’s growing ties in the region, the position of some of these countries could be compromised. “I think African countries that are establishing ties with Israel could be looking at the economic benefits they will get. This will certainly reduce some solidarity support for Palestine,”