Qatar announces agreement between Palestinian, Israeli sides to extend humanitarian pause for two additional days


Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Majed bin Mohammed Al Ansari announced that the Palestinian and Israeli sides have reached an agreement to extend the humanitarian pause in Gaza for two additional days with the same previous conditions.

Those conditions are a ceasefire and the entry of humanitarian aid. The agreement was reached within the framework of the joint mediation between the State of Qatar, the Arab Republic of Egypt, and the United States of America.

The Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed to Qatar News Agency that intensified efforts continue with the goal of reaching a permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

He noted that, in line with the commitments of the fourth day of the pause, 33 Palestinians were released in exchange for 11 Israeli hostages in Gaza.

He said that the list of those released from Israeli jails included 30 minors and three women, while the list of Israeli hostages released from Gaza included three French nationals, two German nationals, and six Argentine nationals.Read Also

Dr. Al Ansari added that the total of those released by Hamas were 69 hostages, while the total of those released by Israel were 150 who are women and children, all which came within the commitments of the first four days of the humanitarian pause agreement.

Source: Peninsula

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