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Borrell: If Israel continues the military operation in Rafah it will put pressure on its relationship with the EU

The European Union calls on Israel to immediately end its military operation in Rafah, EU High Representative Josep Borrell said in a written statement, noting that this action further disrupts the distribution of humanitarian aid to Gaza and leads to more internal displacement, a report in famine and human suffering. He stresses that if Israel continues its military operation in Rafah, it would inevitably put a lot of strain on the EU's relationship with Israel. As Josep Borrell notes, more than a million civilians are sheltering in and around Rafah and have been asked to evacuate to areas that, according to the United Nations, cannot be considered safe. “While the EU recognizes Israel's right to defend itself, Israel must do so in accordance with International Humanitarian Law and provide security to civilians,” he underlines. At the same time, the European Union calls on Israel to refrain from further worsening the already dire humanitarian situation […]
Source: News Beast

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