CAIRO– Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Turkish counterpart Hakan Fidan have stressed the need to end the tragic situation in Gaza as soon as possible.
Speaking over the phone Sunday, the top diplomats pressed for action to provide support for the Palestinians and alleviate their suffering, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid.
They discussed moves aiming at reaching an immediate humanitarian truce and a ceasefire to protect civilians in Gaza, Abu Zeid added. Shoukry and Fidan agreed on the importance of delivering humanitarian and relief aid urgently needed by residents of the Gaza Strip, the spokesman said.
The foreign ministers also exchanged views regarding international efforts to halt the atrocities against the Palestinian people, Abu Zeid further said.
He added that the top diplomats discussed the repercussions of the Israeli military attacks for regional and international peace and security.
They said action should be taken so that violence would not spill over into other parts of the region, Abu Zeid noted.