The foreign ministers of Iran and Qatar have called for an immediate end to the Israeli regime’s war of aggression against the besieged Gaza Strip.
Iran’s Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, made the remark in a phone conversation on Sunday.
The two top diplomats discussed the latest developments related to Palestine and the ongoing Israeli war on the Gaza Strip.
The two foreign ministers underlined the need for an immediate halt to Israel’s indiscriminate strikes against the blockaded Palestinian territory.
They also urged uninterrupted supply of humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza.
Earlier the same day, Amir-Abdollahian had a phone call with his Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan.
During the conversation, both sides called for collective regional and international action to immediately end Israel’s attacks on Palestinian civilians.
The two foreign ministers emphasized that Gaza is in dire need of constant humanitarian aid and that the forced displacement of Palestinians by Israel needs to be countered.
The Israeli regime has been waging a brutal war against Gaza since October 7, when Hamas and its fellow Gaza-based resistance movement, the Islamic Jihad, launched their biggest operation against the occupying entity in years. The surprise Palestinian offensive, dubbed Operation al-Aqsa Storm, came in response to the regime’s intensified crimes against the Palestinian people.
The death toll in Gaza since the start of Israeli aggression has exceeded 8,000, 70 percent of which includes women and children.
Despite the unconscionable toll, on the 23rd day of the war on Gaza, Israel declared that the war has “entered a new phase,” following which it intensified air, sea, and ground attacks on the Gaza Strip.
The UN General Assembly has called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza with 120 member states voting for the resolution. Israel, however, has rejected the resolution.
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