This Saturday, Israel suffered a sudden attack from the Hamas group and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the country was “at war” after the Islamic and Palestinian group Hamas attacked unexpectedly. In that sense, Pope Francis spoke about it and asked that the attacks end.
“Please let the gun attacks stop. Violence erupted and resulted in hundreds of deaths and injuries. Stop the gun attacks, please. Terrorism and war do not lead to any solution,” the Supreme Pontiff began by declaring before more than 10,000 faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square.
Hamas militants entered Israeli territory by land, sea and air using paragliders; in addition to firing 5 thousand rockets against this country. So far, there are more than 150 dead in Israel and more than 1,100 wounded, and it is estimated that the terrorists took more than 100 people prisoner to the Gaza Strip.
“I have followed with fear and pain what is happening in Israel, where violence has erupted so rapidly, causing hundreds of deaths and injuries. “I pray for them and for all those who are experiencing times of terror. and pain,” added Francisco.
Then he asked “please” for the cessation of weapons attacks “and it is understood that terrorism and war do not lead to any solution, only to the death and suffering of so many innocent people. The war is a loss, every war is a loss. Let us pray for peace in Israel and Palestine,” concluded Pope Francis during the Angelus prayer at the Vatican.
Cristina Kirchner condemned Hamas attacks on Israel
Through her X account, Cristina Kirchner rejected the Hamas bombing of Israel. In addition, he demanded that the peace agreements outlined by the United Nations be fulfilled. “This morning the television images showed us violence, death and desolation in the territory of Israel,” the text began.
And it continues: “Our unconditional solidarity with all the victims and their families. “We do not accept and condemn, as we have always done, all forms of violence as a method of resolving conflicts between countries .”
“Like the historic and traditional position of Argentina, we urge once again to comply with the United Nations Resolutions, the peace agreements and the recovery of the negotiation areas of the conflict between Israel and Palestine,” said the former Head of State.
“We support the need to fulfill the ‘concept of a region in which two States, Israel and Palestine, live together within secure and recognized borders’, which is included in the resolution of the United Nations Security Council 1397 (2002) “, concluded the politician asking for the culmination of the attacks. (Radio Mitre)