Sunday, December 10, 2023

Israel has informed the US that it has resumed water supplies to southern Gaza

Water is recirculating through pipes in southern Gaza, as announced by the National Security Advisor of the United States, Jake Sullivan, after his colleagues in Israel confirmed the information. Sullivan assured that there will be again water supply in part of the Gaza territory, especially in areas where there is currently a large displacement of Palestinians as a result of the Israeli blockade. “I can say that this morning my Israeli counterparts told me that they are there again to open the pipelines in southern Gaza”, confirmed the adviser of the White House in an interview with the network CNN.

Precisely, the United Nations Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) warns that The lack of water in the enclave has left it in a “life or death” situation. for the more than two million citizens living in the Gaza Strip. Along these lines, UNRWA recalls that only a week ago Israel cut off humanitarian supplies in Gaza, where the water plant and electrical grid also stopped functioning in response to Israel’s attack by the Hamas group. This situation, according to the organization, forces the Palestinian population to use, among others, water from wells which is dirty and increases the risk of diseases transmitted through this liquid.

Even this Sunday he was resurrected by the water blockade in southern Gaza, the city has still suffering Electrical blackout since October 11 through Israel. Because of this, UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini called for an urgent supply of fuel to the Gaza Strip: “It has become a matter of life or death. It is a necessity,” he said in a statement.

Blink en’s recent visit to Israel

Indeed, the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken will return to Israel on Monday after touring several Arab countries in the region. Blinken, who has already made his first visit to Tel-Aviv, plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as other officials in his office. new residence in Israel, as explained by a spokesman for the Department of State, Matthew Miller, quoted by the US media. Blinken had already traveled to Israel on Thursday and then traveled to Jordan, the Union of the Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Qatar on a diplomatic tour in response to Hamas attacks against Israel on October 7. Currently, the US Secretary of State is located in Egypt, a key country in the current scenario, because it is the only one with a land border with Gaza that does not correspond to the territory of Israel.

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