Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira slammed the vicious Israeli aggression against the Palestinians that threatens the two-state solution.
Addressing the Cairo Peace Summit on Saturday, he said Israel is an occupation force and has to respect human rights under any conditions.
He condemned the shelling of several hospitals in the Gaza Strip, leaving behind many health and humanitarian service providers injured, including doctors and nurses.
He called on all parties to protect civilians and respect international law and international humanitarian law.
He asserted the importance of immediately offering humanitarian assistance and establishing humanitarian corridors in addition to protecting those working in humanitarian services.
He expressed deep concerns over the tragic situation in the Gaza Strip.
He urged the United Nations Security Council to be strict in protecting civilians and respecting international law.
He called for avoiding the conflict’s spinning out of control and spilling over the region, stressing the need for finding a way for political negotiations to reach comprehensive Middle East peace.