Egypt sends 52 aid-laden trucks to Gaza residents, as Sisi urges to end Palestinian division



Mon, 31 May 2021 - 11:52 GMT


Mon, 31 May 2021 - 11:52 GMT

Long Live Egypt Fund convoy of aid sent to Gaza Strip

Long Live Egypt Fund convoy of aid sent to Gaza Strip

CAIRO – 31 May 2021: A total of 52 aid-laden trucks were sent as gift from President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and the people of Egypt to residents of Gaza Strip.


Under the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Egypt sent humanitarian aid to citizens of Gaza.


President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stressed the importance of ending the Palestinian division. On Monday, the head of General Intelligence Major General Abbas Kamel went to Gaza Strip to hold meetings with the Palestinian factions, accompanied by Palestinian ministers.


This comes a day after an agreement was reached between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and General Abbas Kamel to hold a series of meetings with the general secretaries of the Palestinian factions in Cairo, as part of Egypt's efforts in support of unifying the Palestinian position.


On Sunday, a new aid convoy from Long Live Egypt Fund arrived at the Rafah land port to deliver Egyptian aid to Palestinian side, in implementation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's directives to provide aid and care to the Palestinian brothers.


This is the third aid convoy that the Fund sends to the Gaza Strip within the Egyptian Initiative for the Reconstruction of the Strip. It includes 20 containers loaded with more than 500 tons of vegetables, fruits, cans, luggage, and electrical tools, in addition to shoes.  


On Friday, Israel and the Gaza factions started a ceasefire proposed by Egypt after Israeli airstrikes and artillery fire killed 254 Palestinian people, including women and children.


The Gaza factions also fired rockets at Israeli lands in retaliation for the Israeli assaults against Palestinians in Jerusalem.



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