The Foreign Ministry called for the opening of humanitarian corridors in the zone of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

It is necessary to consolidate international efforts for an urgent ceasefire and the opening of humanitarian corridors in the zone of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. This will make it possible to organize the delivery of food, medicine and fuel, organize the evacuation of everyone and stop the impending humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza, called Russian Foreign Ministry.

The Foreign Ministry reiterated the need for immediate de-escalation of hostilities and compliance with international humanitarian law.

“We confirm Russia’s principled position on the unacceptability of any violence against civilians, attacks on medical institutions and other civilian infrastructure,” the Foreign Ministry emphasized.

The Russian Foreign Ministry also said that Moscow was deeply shocked by the loss of life as a result of the attack on Al-Ahly hospital. The Office expressed condolences to the families of the victims, the people and government of Palestine.

On the evening of October 17, it became known about an attack on the Al-Ahly hospital in the Gaza Strip, which, according to media reports, killed more than 800 people. The IDF and Palestinian militants blamed each other for the strike. The conflict between Israel and Hamas began on October 7. According to the latest data, the death toll during the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has exceeded 4,000 people, more than half of them are Palestinians.

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