The European Parliament’s decision stressed the importance of presenting a new European initiative to resume the political path towards a two-state solution (French)

The European Parliament voted by majority on a draft resolution for a ceasefire in Gaza and to accelerate the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Strip.

The decision supports the work of the International Court of Justice, and emphasizes the importance of presenting a new European initiative to resume the political path towards a two-state solution.

The European resolution also calls for the dismantling of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and the release of Israeli prisoners.

The resolution also condemned the violence of Israeli settlers in the West Bank and the forced displacement of residents.

The International Court of Justice in The Hague witnessed hearings to consider the case brought by South Africa regarding the Israeli military attack on the Gaza Strip. In the case, Israel was accused of committing genocide crimes in contravention of the 1948 United Nations Convention on the Prevention of Genocide, which South Africa and Israel had signed. .

Yesterday, Wednesday, the American Bloomberg website quoted informed sources that the European Union intends to impose sanctions on the Hamas movement due to its attack on Israel, in reference to the “Al-Aqsa Flood” operation.

The sources stated that European sanctions have been agreed upon and will be announced next Monday at the foreign ministers’ meeting, considering that the sanctions come in response to the attack launched by the Palestinian resistance, led by the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades - the military wing of the Hamas movement - on Israel on October 7. the past.

Last Tuesday, European Union member states included the head of the Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, on their sanctions list.

Since October 7, 2023, the Israeli occupation army has been waging a devastating war on Gaza, which as of today, Thursday, has left 24,620 martyrs and 61,830 injured, and caused the displacement of more than 85% (about 1.9 million people) of the Strip’s population, according to the Palestinian authorities and the United Nations. United.

Source: Al Jazeera