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European Union representative: The aid reaching Gaza is completely insufficient

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, said that the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza is still continuing, explaining that humanitarian support has increased only very little, noting that the current aid arriving in Gaza is “completely insufficient.”

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy warned that the Middle East is on the brink of a regional war.

This came in statements by the European official on the occasion of his participation in a meeting with the G7 foreign ministers, today, on the Italian island of Capri.

Borrell said that European leaders should ask Israel for a “disciplined response” to the recent Iranian attack.

He added: “We cannot go step by step, responding more every time until we reach a regional war.”

He continued, saying: “We are on the verge of a regional war with the Middle East that would send shock waves to the rest of the world, but especially to Europe.”

European Union Foreign and Security Policy Coordinator Josep Borrell warned that the Middle East is on the brink of a regional war, and that European leaders must ask Israel for a disciplined response to the Iranian air strikes.

Borrell said in a statement to reporters upon his arrival in Italy to meet with the G7 foreign ministers and was reported by the American CNN network: We cannot escalate step by step until we reach a regional war. We are on the verge of a regional war in the Middle East that would send shock waves to the rest of the world. the world, but especially to Europe.

The European Union Foreign and Security Policy Coordinator pointed out that the humanitarian catastrophe is still continuing in the Gaza Strip, noting that humanitarian support has increased very slightly, but the aid reaching the Strip is not sufficient at all.

Borrell’s statements come against the backdrop of the escalation between Tehran and Tel Aviv after the attack launched by Iran against Israel in response to the latter’s targeting of its consulate in the Syrian capital, Damascus, at the beginning of this month.

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