Tue. May 21st, 2024

World leaders have expressed their concerns and called for an end to hostilities between Israel and Hamas. The conflict escalated when Hamas launched thousands of rockets into Israel, resulting in reports of Israeli hostages being taken by Hamas militants.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted on X, expressing his shock and solidarity with Israel during this difficult time. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak also condemned the attacks and stated that Israel has the right to defend itself. French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his solidarity with the victims and their families. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte also condemned the attacks and stood by Israel.

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed support for Hamas, referring to their attack on Israel as a “proud operation.” Egypt warned of grave consequences if the tensions escalate further and called for maximum restraint to protect civilians. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called for restraint from all parties involved. Russia is in contact with Israel, the Palestinians, and Arab countries to address the conflict and has called for restraint.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Israel is at war with Hamas and vowed to respond with force. The Israeli army announced that they are fighting Gaza militants who entered Israel through land, sea, and air using paragliders.

The article ends with a note mentioning that the information was sourced from AFP.

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