After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, her son Charles has been appointed as the new king. The Middle East has always been an important issue in international politics. Especially Western politicians formulate various policies to keep the Middle East under their control.

Al-Jazeera, a Qatar-based media outlet, has published a report on the new King Charles’s views on the Middle East.

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Charles was instrumental in the export of arms worth 16.8 billion US dollars to various rulers in the Middle East over the past few decades.

After the Arab Spring in 2011, Charles held 95 meetings with eight countries in the East Middle East. Because their rule was threatened by the Arab Spring.

However, in 2018 a 300-page book titled ‘Charles at Seventy: Thoughts, Hopes and Dreams’ was published. There, Charles complained to UK ministers that he no longer wanted to arm himself with his personal contacts on behalf of British companies in the Middle East.

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In his first official visit to the occupied West Bank in January 2020, Charles expressed his condolences to the citizens of Palestine. He said in a response at the time that he was “heartbroken” to witness the suffering and suffering of Palestinian citizens due to Israeli occupation and torture.

In a speech in Bethlehem, Charles expressed his desire to establish freedom, justice and equality for the citizens of Palestine. If these are established, the prosperity and development of the citizens of Palestine will be possible.

Sky News TV said at the time that Charles’s speech was the first major support from a member of the royal family for the citizens of Palestine.

According to Jobson, the author of Charles’s book, Charles believed that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was at the root of hostilities in the Muslim world.

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King Charles has close ties with the Gulf Arab countries. Charles’ relationship has contributed to the close and respectful relationship between the British royal family and Arab ruling families over the past few decades.

But once he took the donation in cash, there was a controversy surrounding him.

Because from 2011 to 2015, King Charles received three million US dollars (three million euros) from the former Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Hamid bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, through a shopping bag.

After the news broke, the Royal Family said Charles accepted the cash donation for a service. And the fair distribution of that money is also guaranteed.

However, a senior royal official said Charles would never accept cash again to avoid the controversy of accepting donations in cash.

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A 2003 book published by Robert Jobson, supported by Charles’s office, also revealed the views of royals on the war in Iraq.

Jobson wrote in the book that Charles was a passionate opponent of the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. Charles was disappointed by the then British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s decision to support the invasion. His author mentions in the book that if he was the king then he would have tried to oppose this aggression.

Charles told political aides that the then Bush administration might have terrified Tony Blair. He saw this as Blair’s weakness. He believed that Blair behaved like Bush’s puppet.

(September 10)