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India welcomes ceasefire in UNGA, appeals for unconditional release of hostages

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India welcomed the ceasefire in NGA

India in UNGA: The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has extended by two more days after four days. India has welcomed the decision of ceasefire amid the war. India reaffirmed long-term relations with the Palestinian people on the occasion of International Solidarity Day at the UN General Assembly meeting. Let us tell you, about 15 thousand people have died in the war so far. However, for the last five days both sides have declared ceasefire. During this period, Palestine has released 12 more hostages. In return, Israel has released 30 Palestinian prisoners.

Expressed concern over civil crisis

India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ruchira Kamboj said that November 29 is International Solidarity Day. On this occasion India reaffirms its long-term relations with the Palestinian people. We support peace and prosperity of the Palestinian people. The situation in the Middle East is tense with the Israel-Hamas war resulting in the loss of a large amount of civilian lives. Other people including women and children are in trouble. this is unacceptable. We strongly condemn the deaths of civilians. We welcome all those decisions, which can reduce tension in the region.

PM Modi made efforts for peace in Gaza: Kamboj

Kamboj further said that both sides respected the ceasefire during the war. The announcement of ceasefire is welcome to reduce the humanitarian crisis. India condemns terrorism and the taking of civilians as hostages. Our concerns are with the hostages and their families. It gives relief that the hostages are being released. However, Kamboj also called for the unconditional release of the remaining hostages.

He said that India is strict against terrorism. As soon as the war started, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister S Jaishankar made all efforts to establish peace. PM Modi and Jaishankar made a lot of efforts for diplomacy and negotiations. Our leaders always expressed concern over humanitarian crisis.

Mentioned about India’s help

Kamboj told the General Assembly that India not only expressed concern but also sent relief material to Gaza. India, on its part, sent 70 tons of humanitarian aid to Gaza. This includes 16.5 tonnes of medicines and medical facilities only. He further said that India has always supported a two-state solution through dialogue on the Israel Palestine issue. India desires a secure, sovereign and independent Palestine.

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