Egypt, Jordan and France reject any Israeli attack on the city of Rafah


Egypt, Jordan and France expressed their opposition to any possible Israeli attack on the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, and reiterated their demand for an immediate ceasefire in the besieged Strip.

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, and France, Samih Shukri, Ayman Al-Safadi, and Stephane Seghorn, respectively, called for “an immediate and permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the release of all hostages.”

They expressed their concern about “the dire humanitarian consequences, famine, and the collapse of the health system in the Gaza Strip,” and declared their rejection of “any attempt at displacement and forced migration of the Palestinian people.”

They also called for the rapid, safe and unhindered delivery of humanitarian aid directly to the civilian population in need inside and outside the Gaza Strip, and called on Israel to remove all obstacles to allow and facilitate the use of all land crossings and increase the flow of humanitarian aid. Humanitarian aid.

The Ministers reiterated the importance of ensuring access and freedom of movement to Gaza and throughout its territory, including its northern part, as well as respect and protection of all humanitarian workers.

He also warned that any attack on the city would lead to “huge loss of life and will exacerbate the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip,” and called for maintaining the status quo of the holy sites in Jerusalem without any administrative changes.

They also expressed their “deep concern about the increasing pressures against the Christian and Muslim communities in Jerusalem,” and stressed the necessity of “implementing the two-state solution and establishing an independent Palestinian state, with the aim of Israel and Palestine living as equal citizens.” One “side by side in peace and security.”

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*Translated by Daniel Gallego.

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