Today, Sunday, the Minister of State for International Cooperation at the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lulwa Al Khater, entered the Gaza Strip through the Rafah land crossing, at the head of a Qatari delegation, in the first official visit to the Strip since the beginning of the Israeli aggression about fifty days ago.
Qatar played essential role In reaching a truce in the war launched by Israel against Gaza, and completing a prisoner exchange deal between Hamas and Tel Aviv, it has entered its third phase today, amid relative security stability experienced by the Strip, which was subjected to a devastating aggression, which resulted in thousands of civilian martyrs.
Al Khater in Gaza
Al-Arabi’s correspondent in the Gaza Strip confirmed that the Qatari minister arrived in the Strip to assess the basic and urgent needs of the population, and to follow up on the entry of food and medical aid.
Al-Khater met with Al-Jazeera correspondent Wael Al-Dahdouh, who… A number of his family members were martyred Including his wife, son, and daughter, in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house to which they were displaced in the Nuseirat camp in the middle of the Gaza Strip during the aggression, she offered him condolences, saying: “You set the best examples of valor, steadfastness, patience, and faith, and we are learning from you.”
This visit comes after Qatar intervened yesterday to remove Obstacles faced in the exchange processDue to the occupation’s disavowal of some provisions, Al-Arabi’s correspondent confirmed that “100 additional aid trucks will be allowed to enter the northern Gaza Strip tonight,” after mediation intervention from Doha and Cairo.
Contact between the Emir of Qatar and Biden
He was the Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Yesterday, he reviewed with US President Joe Biden the latest developments in the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The call focused on the implementation of the humanitarian truce agreement reached between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, and joint international efforts to reduce tension and escalation, protect the lives of civilians, respect international humanitarian law, and increase the flow of humanitarian aid to the Palestinians, according to what was reported by the official Qatar News Agency, QNA. “.
It is mentioned that Armistice agreement Temporary humanitarian relief stipulates the release of 50 Israeli prisoners from Gaza, in exchange for the release of 150 Palestinians from occupation prisons and the entry of hundreds of trucks loaded with humanitarian, relief, medical and fuel aid to all areas of the Strip.
The post first appeared on www.alaraby.com