Iranian President and Turkish counterpart will work to make the temporary truce in Gaza permanent (Agencies)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi discussed the importance of taking a common position against Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.

This came during a phone call between them, on Sunday, according to a statement published by the Turkish presidency.

The two leaders discussed Israeli attacks on Gaza, humanitarian aid efforts to the Palestinians and steps that could be taken to reach a permanent ceasefire in the area.

During the call, Erdogan stressed the importance of the countries of the Muslim world, especially Turkey and Iran, taking a common stand against "Israeli brutality in the Palestinian territories."

He stressed that Turkey and Iran will continue to work in an atmosphere of unity to make the temporary truce in Gaza lasting and achieve lasting peace.

On November 24, the humanitarian truce between Israel and Hamas entered into force, and will last for 4 days, which can be extended, under the auspices of Qatar, Egypt and the United States.

Over the course of 48 days, the Israeli occupation army launched a devastating war on Gaza that left 14,854 Palestinian martyrs, including 6150,4 children and more than 36,<> women, in addition to more than <>,<> wounded, according to the government media office in Gaza.

Source : Al Jazeera + Agencies