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Arab League condemns Israeli attack on Gaza Strip
KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: The Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced Saturday that it would dispatch urgent medical aid to Gaza Strip to make up for an acute shortage in medicine and medical equipment in the besieged strip’s hospitals. In statements to KUNA, Secretary General of the KRCS Maha Al-Barjas said the Kuwait society had contacted the Egyptian authorities to allow the Kuwaiti aid to enter to Strip through Rafah Crossing. The KRCS had also contacted the Palestinian Red Crescent Society to get a list of the desperately needed medicine and equipment, she said. Al-Berjas added that the Kuwait aid were meant to help Gaza hospitals provide required medical care and treatment for victims of the ongoing Israeli onslaught. She pointed out that the KRCS had also plans to launch a number of drives in cooperation with national and international charities to help people affected by the Israeli attack on Gaza Strip.
Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs denounced in the strongest terms the deadly air attacks launched by the Israeli occupation forces yesterday against Gaza Strip in sisterly Palestine. “The brutal attacks that left scores of casualties were a continuation of a chain of crimes being perpetrated by the occupation forces in a blatant violation of the rules of international laws and international legitimacy,” the Ministry stressed in a statement on Saturday. It urged the international community to shoulder their responsibilities, respond urgently to the Israeli aggressions, and ensure respect by the occupation authorities for the rules of the UN Charter, the international law and legitimacy. The Ministry reiterated the call for provision of international protection for the Palestinian people, expressing sincere condolences to the families of the Palestinian martyrs and wishing the wounded a quick recovery
Meanwhile Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Abul-Gheit condemned the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip on Saturday, demanding Israel to immediately halt its assault on the densely populated Strip. In a statement, Abul-Gheit appealed to the international community to intervene to restore calm, warning that the continuing onslaught could have dangerous consequence. He also called for international protection to the Palestinians. At least 15 Palestinians were killed, mostly civilians, and 140 were wounded in the Israeli attack on Gaza Strip which continued for the second day in a row