Leaders include: France (Emmanuel Macron), the United States (Joe Biden), and Germany (Olaf Scholz) call on Israel to protect civilians in the Gaza Strip
On Sunday, the leaders of five countries – the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Great Britain – issued a statement. They expressed their support for Israel and stressed its right to defend itself, but at the same time called for the protection of civilians.
Sunday There was a telephone conversation between the leaders of five countries – US President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
The West calls on Israel: Respect humanitarian law
In a joint statement after the conversation, the leaders addressed the issue of the war between Israel and Hamas. They said they welcomed the group’s release of the two hostages and called for all others to be released immediately.
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They also affirmed their support for Israel and its right to defend itself He called on the country to respect international humanitarian law And protecting civilians in the Gaza Strip. They also agreed to continue close diplomatic cooperation, including with key partners in the region, in order to “prevent the spread of conflict, maintain stability in the Middle East, and achieve a political solution and lasting peace.”
Humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. Clear declaration
Western leaders welcomed the arrival of the first humanitarian aid convoys to the Gaza Strip and pledged to continue working with regional partners to provide assistance to the people of Gaza. “Permanent and secure access” To obtain food, water, medical care and other humanitarian assistance.
Earlier, a conversation took place between President Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They confirmed that The besieged Gaza Strip will now benefit from a “continuous flow” of humanitarian aid.
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