Brussels: European Union Council President Charles Michel emphasized the dire humanitarian situation in Gaza, urging the delivery of essential supplies to those in the most vulnerable circumstances.
He also highlighted United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ message on the need for immediate humanitarian access to Gaza, particularly for necessities like food, water, and fuel.
“Basic supplies must be delivered to those in the most difficult situation. European Union (EU) Council President Charles Michel pointed to the humanitarian situation in Gaza, which was bombed by Israel after Hamas attacks, Basic supplies must be delivered to those in the most difficult situation.” Michel noted.
Michel quoted the message of United Nations (UN)Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the X social media platform, emphasizing the need to provide urgent humanitarian access to Gaza, such as food, water, and fuel. Drawing attention to the importance of respecting universal values and human dignity at all times and in all places, Michel noted that these constitute the essence of the EU.
“International law and international humanitarian law must be respected. Basic supplies should reach the most vulnerable people,” Michel said.
Hamas’s military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, announced that they launched a comprehensive attack against Israel called “Al-Aqsa Flood” on the morning of October 7.