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In a statement today, Afra Mahash Al Hameli, Director MoFAIC said that the UAE expresses its deep concern over the current escalation and calls for exercising maximum restraint, to prevent being drawn into new levels of violence and instability.
Sultan Mohammed Al Shamsi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Development Affairs and International Organizations, said that this initiative comes within the continuous efforts undertaken by the UAE to provide relief supplies to the brotherly Palestinian people in light of the difficult humanitarian conditions they are going through, stressing that this initiative and other initiatives reflect the positions of the state.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed the necessity of an immediate ceasefire to prevent bloodshed, and not to target civilians and civilian institutions, stressing the importance of civilians enjoying full protection under international humanitarian law and international treaties that guarantee their protection and human rights and the necessity of not being the target of conflict.
The pardon reflects His Highness’ keenness to provide the released inmates with an opportunity to start a new life and integrate once again into their families and communities.
On Commemoration Day, observed annually on 30th November, the UAE recalls the heroism of its righteous sons who gave their lives in the pursuit of upholding the nation's honour and safeguarding it with unwavering courage.
Ten Israeli hostages — nine women and a 17-year-old girl — and two Thais were handed over to the Red Cross in Gaza and were back in Israeli territory, the military said. About an hour later, Israel released 30 Palestinian prisoners.
ICESCO’s headquarters is in Rabat, Morocco, with a regional headquarters in Sharjah, UAE, recognising the emirate’s pivotal role in promoting Arabic and Islamic culture and facilitating cross-cultural communication.