Qatar renews its firm and supportive position for the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The State of Qatar welcomed the Security Council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip during the holy month of Ramadan. It said in a statement issued by its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, obtained by Al-Fajr, that it hopes it will represent a step towards a permanent cessation of fighting in the Strip, not Especially in light of the catastrophic humanitarian conditions suffered by civilians, including children and women.

The Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed the need to commit to implementing the resolution, especially stopping the fighting, facilitating the urgent and unhindered entry of humanitarian aid into all areas of the Strip, and engaging positively in the ongoing negotiations.

In this context, it confirms the continued mediation of the State of Qatar in cooperation with partners to stop the war on Gaza and address its repercussions. Humanity.

She expressed the State of Qatar’s hope that the vote of 14 countries in favor of the resolution would constitute a fundamental shift in the international community’s awareness of the seriousness of the tragic conditions in the occupied Palestinian territories and the Gaza Strip in particular, thus strengthening international efforts aimed at implementing the two-state solution and resuming the peace process on the basis of international resolutions and the initiative. Arabic peace.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated the State of Qatar’s firm position in support of the legitimate rights of the brotherly Palestinian people, foremost of which is their right to establish their independent state on the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

The Commissioner of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, Philippe Lazzarini, called for increasing international pressure on Israel to open more ways for aid to enter the Gaza Strip.

Lazzarini wrote in a post on the “X” platform: “The renewed binding order from the International Court of Justice yesterday is a stark reminder that the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip is man-made and is getting worse. The order calls on the State of Israel to cooperate with the United Nations to facilitate the delivery of aid.” Much-needed humanitarian relief to Gaza…and cooperation means that Israel must reverse its decision and allow this.”
He added: “Member states must put more pressure on Israel to implement the order of the International Court of Justice. Those who stopped funding UNRWA must reconsider their decision to allow the agency to fulfill its mandate, including helping to avoid famine… Bold actions cannot be avoided.” Waiting for more than that.”

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