The Palestinian President called on the United Nations to intervene in the crisis between Israel and Hamas to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.
The Palestinian Wafa News Agency said yesterday, October 9, that Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine, calls on the United Nations to intervene immediately to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe resulting from “the continuation of the Israeli aggression.” Especially in the Gaza Strip.”
While Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, said on Monday (October 9) that he was very sad. After Israel announced that it would begin a complete siege of Gaza after the Hamas attack. Last weekend
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Israel closes the Gaza Strip from all sides, cutting off water, electricity, and food.
“I am deeply saddened by this announcement. Israel will begin a complete blockade of Gaza. No electricity, food or fuel is allowed,” Guterres said.
Guterres also said that the situation in Gaza was very bad before a surprise attack by an armed group. He added that the situation “will get significantly worse.”
Although Guterres will note that medical equipment, food, humanitarian supplies and personnel are needed. However, relief operations and the import of necessary materials into the region must be facilitated.
Previously, the Israeli army had called up 300,000 reserve soldiers in an unprecedented manner. To blockade the entire Gaza Strip in response to the Hamas attacks that killed hundreds of Israelis.
Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant ordered a “total blockade on Gaza,” and no electricity, food, fuel, or water will be sent to the Strip.
Prepared by: Reuters
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