European Union foreign ministers to hold emergency meeting on Israel-Palestine

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European Union (EU) foreign ministers will meet tomorrow via video conference due to the bloody war between Israel and Palestine. The EU and its member states reacted to the attacks launched by Hamas on the morning of October 7 and issued messages of support for Israel.

European Union foreign ministers to hold emergency meeting on Israel-Palestine

European Union (EU) foreign ministers will meet tomorrow in an emergency informal meeting via video conference dueto the developments in Israel-Palestine.

Josep Borrell, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, announced on the social media platform X that he had called an urgent meeting of EU foreign ministers tomorrow to discuss the situation in Israel and the region.

Peter Stano, a spokesperson for the EU Commission, reported that the informal emergency meeting of foreign ministers would be held by video conference due to Borrell's previously scheduled program in Oman.

The EU and its member states reacted to the attacks launched by Hamas on the morning of October 7 and issued messages of support for Israel.

A statement from Borrell's office emphasized the importance of working towards lasting and sustainable peace in order to revitalize the Middle East Peace Process.

Over the weekend, the EU High Representative spoke by telephone with a number of actors, including Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities.

WHAT HAPPENED

Hamas's military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, announced that they launched a comprehensive attack against Israel called "Al-Aqsa Flood" on the morning of October 7.

While thousands of rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel, armed groups entered the settlements in the region.

The Israeli army also launched an attack on the Gaza Strip with dozens of warplanes.

Source: Anadolu Agency

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