Britain working for humanitarian pause in Gaza, foreign minister says

ABU DHABI: Britain is making an attempt to rearrange a brief cessation of hostilities within the Gaza Strip in order that extra humanitarian assist will be delivered to the besieged Palestinians, its international secretary mentioned on Monday.
Assist provides to Gaza have been choked since Israel started bombarding the densely populated Palestinian enclave in response to a lethal assault by the militant group Hamas on October 7.
British Overseas Secretary James Cleverly mentioned that humanitarian assist was trickling into Gaza however the quantity wanted to be elevated considerably.
“We’re working extensively with the Egyptians, with the Israelis, and others to attempt to have a humanitarian pause, non permanent pause in order that we are able to get that humanitarian assist to the folks that want it,” Cleverly informed Reuters on the British Ambassador’s residence in Abu Dhabi.
Nevertheless, he stopped in need of calling for a full ceasefire within the battle.
Israel has to date rejected worldwide calls, together with by the United Nations, for a humanitarian pause to its bombardment of Gaza that has displaced a million individuals and killed greater than 8,000, based on Palestinian well being authorities.
Israel took motion after Hamas gunmen mounted a cross-border assault on October 7. Israeli authorities say the militants killed some 1,400 individuals and took at the least 239 hostages.
Cleverly is because of meet with United Arab Emirates Overseas Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan afterward Monday.

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