The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took effect after 11 days of war which caused massive destruction. Hamas agreed to end the fight with Israel. The fighting between the two ended ambiguously.
Egypt tried to negotiate a Ceasefire between neighboring Israel and Hamas. Egypt could mediate because it officially maintains ties with both Israel and Hamas.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Security Cabinet voted in favor of the Gaza truce proposed by Egypt. Hamas was quick to respond as it said it’ll honor the deal.
United States President Joe Biden requested Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to end the fight. Biden said that he believes the Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live safely and securely and enjoy equal measures of freedom, prosperity, and democracy. He added that the United States will continue relentless diplomacy toward that end.
An official from the Palestinian confirmed the commitment of Hamas in the deal proposed by the mediator Egypt. He said that the Palestinian resistance will dedicate itself to this present deal as long as Israel is committed.
The ceasefire begins between Israel and Hamas after the aerial bombardment killed 232 Palestinian while the rocket fired from Hamas killed 12 people in Israel.
Just as the ceasefire between Hamas and Israel took effect at 2 a.m local time Palestinians in Gaza celebrates the ceasefire. Masjid loudspeakers honored the victory of the resistance achieved over Israel.
The mediation by Egypt has played a pivotal role in not only settling the dispute between Israel and Hamas but also helped improve its own ties with the United States of America. President Joe Biden spoke for the first time on Thursday with the Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi since being elected. The relations between the two strained when the Biden administration joined the West to criticize Egypt’s human rights record. With the mediation in the Gaza strip, Egypt will have a broader influence.
Earlier, India’s permanent representative at the United Nations, TS Tirumurti expressed concern over the violence in Jerusalem. India reiterated strong support to the just Palestinian cause and committed to the two-state solution. India carefully addressed Israel’s sensitivities. India condemned rocket attacks from Gaza.