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EU welcomes entry of aid convoy from Egypt into Gaza Strip


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Published October 21,2023


The EU on Saturday welcomed the entry of an support convoy from Egypt into the Gaza Strip.

“I commend the efforts of the UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres, the Egyptian Red Crescent, the World Health Organization (WHO), World Food Programme (WFP), and UNICEF stated the European Council President Charles Michel on X.

Earlier, a humanitarian convoy of 20 vans started to enter the Gaza Strip from the Egyptian facet of the Rafah crossing, the primary because the armed battle broke out between Israel and Palestinian group Hamas on Oct. 7.

“We must continue building on these positive steps to urgently bring humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable civilians,” Michel stated.

Gaza is experiencing a dire humanitarian disaster, with no electrical energy, whereas water, meals, gasoline, and medical provides are operating out.

The battle in Gaza, beneath Israeli bombardment and blockade since Oct. 7, started when Hamas initiated Operation Al-Aqsa Flood, a multi-pronged shock assault that included a barrage of rocket launches and infiltrations into Israel by land, sea, and air. It stated the incursion was in retaliation for the storming of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and rising violence by Israeli settlers.

The Israeli army then launched Operation Swords of Iron in opposition to Hamas targets within the Gaza Strip.

At least 4,137 Palestinians, together with 1,524 kids and 1,000 ladies have been killed in Israeli assaults on Gaza. That determine stands at greater than 1,400 in Israel.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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