| 2 March 2024, Saturday |

UN secretary-general addresses security council on the middle east

UN Secretary-General António Guterres addressed the Security Council, expressing concern over the Gaza-Israel conflict.

He emphasized the need for civilian protection, humanitarian aid, and the release of hostages. Guterres urged adherence to international law, highlighted the impact on civilians, and called for a true humanitarian ceasefire.

He provided updates on aid delivery, medical evacuations, and the dire conditions in Gaza.

The Secretary-General called for increased humanitarian assistance, restoration of essential services, and private sector involvement.

He underscored the importance of implementing Security Council Resolution 2712, outlined proposals for monitoring its implementation, and urged a true humanitarian ceasefire for a two-State solution based on international law.

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