Six fuel trucks enter Gaza, 250 dual citizens cross Rafah



Sat, 23 Dec 2023 - 01:40 GMT


Sat, 23 Dec 2023 - 01:40 GMT

File- Rafah border crossing - photo from Palestinian journalists

File- Rafah border crossing - photo from Palestinian journalists


CAIRO- 23 December 2023: Six fuel trucks had arrived in the Gaza Strip, and 250 holders of dual nationalities had arrived at the Rafah crossing from the Palestinian side, on Saturday, reported Al Qahera News.



The Israeli occupation continues its intense and unprecedented aggression against the Gaza Strip, by air, land and sea, since October 7, 2023, killing more than 20,000 people, including 8,000 children. It also injured 53,000 others.



Additionally, there are still 6,700 missing people under the rubble, in addition to the destruction of 70% of the residential units in the strip.



The UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding immediate, safe and unhindered delivery of humanitarian assistance at scale directly to the Palestinian civilian population throughout the Gaza Strip.



The UNSC resolution on Gaza was adopted with 13 votes in favor, and the US and Russia abstaining.



Egypt's representative to the Security Council, Ambassador Osama Abdel Khaleq said that what is happening in Gaza is a horrific humanitarian catastrophe



He added that although Egypt has been sharing food, medicine and clothing with the Gaza Strip since the beginning of the war, the sector is suffering from a horrific humanitarian crisis that has not occurred since the World War.



In his speech. Palestine’s representative to the Security Council, Riyad Mansou that the Arab group worked for humanitarian goals in Gaza and we trust Egypt’s capabilities to bring aid into Gaza. He added that Egypt took a leadership role in the negotiations regarding Gaza.




The Brazilian representative to the Security Council said that his country appreciates the Egyptian efforts to facilitate the use of the Rafah crossing to deliver humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip.



 “We believe the resolution begins to unblock live saving aid whose denial has condemned half a million people in Gaza to famine,” said Ambassador Nusseibeh of UAE.



She added: that the text “compels” the international community to finally share the burden that Egypt has been shouldering.



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