Jordan, Egypt, OIC Condemn Israeli Aggression on the Gaza Strip and the Killing of Women and Children

Amman, MINA – Jordan, Egypt and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) today condemned in separate statements the Israeli aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip that resulted in the killing of women and children, calling for ending the Israeli attacks against the Palestinians.

Jordanian Foreign Ministry spokesman Sanan Majali called on the international community to act immediately to stop the Israeli aggression and provide protection for the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip and the rest of the occupied territories, WAFA reported.

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry also condemned the attack that caused the death of 13 Palestinians, including women and children, and raids into Palestinian towns in the West Bank, the latest was the assault this morning on Nablus.


It said that Egypt rejects such attacks, which are contrary to international law and United Nations charter, and inflame the situation in a way that may spiral out of control in the occupied Palestinian territories.

The OIC also said in a statement that this “heinous crime” committed by the occupying power this morning in Gaza left 13 dead, including children and women, and the injury of more than 20 others, and considered it a blatant violation of international law and international humanitarian law.

It held Israel “fully responsible for the repercussions of the continuation of these crimes, aggressions and organized terrorism that threaten to undermine security and stability in the region,” calling on the international community “to shoulder its responsibilities and provide international protection to the Palestinian people, and to hold the Israeli occupation accountable for all its crimes and violations against the Palestinian people, their land and holy sites.”(T/R3/RE1)

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Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)