The leaders of the 27 member countries of the European Union issued a joint statement in which they underlined Israel’s right to defend itself in accordance with humanitarian and international law in the face of violent and indiscriminate attacks by Hamas. They also reaffirm their commitment to the provision of emergency humanitarian assistance to Gaza.
The Twenty-Seven countries of the European Union issued a joint statement emphasizing Israel’s right to defend itself in accordance with humanitarian and international law. This statement comes amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, which has been marked by violent and indiscriminate attacks.
In the statement, EU leaders reaffirmed the importance of providing emergency humanitarian aid to Gaza to support the most vulnerable civilians. They also expressed their desire to continue to coordinate this aid with international partners while ensuring that it is not diverted by terrorist organizations.
The concern of European leaders is palpable about a possible regional escalation due to the situation in the Middle East. They called for the prevention of such escalation, stressing the importance of maintaining dialogue to resolve conflicts peacefully.
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