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Israel-Hamas war: 26 EU countries call for immediate Gaza 'humanitarian pause'

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Feb 20, 2024 04:54 AM IST

The European Union has struggled for a united response on Israel's military operation following the October 7 attack by Hamas.

EU countries, except Hungary, on Monday called for an "immediate humanitarian pause" in the Gaza war, the bloc's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said.

A picture taken from Rafah shows smoke billowing over Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip during Israeli bombardment.(AFP)
A picture taken from Rafah shows smoke billowing over Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip during Israeli bombardment.(AFP)

The European Union has struggled for a united response on Israel's military operation following the October 7 attack by Hamas.

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Borrell said foreign ministers from 26 member states had agreed on a statement calling for "an immediate humanitarian pause that would lead to a sustainable ceasefire".

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