Turkish President Erdogan meets with Russian President Putin on Gaza

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders discussed the latest situation and solutions in Gaza, which has been under Israeli bombardment for 18 days.

Turkish President Erdogan meets with Russian President Putin on Gaza

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

During the conversation, the two leaders discussed the course of the escalating conflict between Israel and Palestine and the humanitarian crisis in the region.

Pointing out that the brutality directed towards the Palestinian territories is deepening and civilian deaths are increasing with each passing minute, President Erdogan stated that the silence of Western states has carried the humanitarian crisis in Gaza to an unpreventable dimension.

President Erdogan also emphasized that Türkiye will continue to make every effort to ensure calm in the region.

WHAT HAPPENED

Hamas' 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.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that 4 thousand 651 people, including 1thousand 873 children and 1023 women, were killed and 14 thousand 245 injured in Israel's attacks on Gaza.

It was reported that 1 thousand 400 Israelis, including 306 soldiers, were killed and 5 thousand132 Israelis were wounded in the attacks from Gaza.

The Israeli army hit Damascus and Aleppo airports. As the Middle East is once again turning into a bloodbath, a deadline has been set for nearly 2 and a half million Palestinians to leave the blockaded Gaza.

In the occupied West Bank, 90 Palestinians were reportedly killed in attacks by Israeli forces and Jewish settlers.

In Israel's attacks on Gaza, 18 journalists were killed.

In the clashes between the Israeli army and Hezbollah on the Israel-Lebanon border since October 8, 24 Hezbollah members and 4 civilians, one of whom was a journalist, were killed. Three Israeli soldiers and one Israeli civilian were killed in the attacks organized by Lebanon. 

Most recently, Israel attacked the al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza, killing civilians.

Source: Newsroom

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