Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Meshaal (left) on a visit to Doha (Anatolia)

Qatar and Kuwait called for pressure on Israel to stop the war on Gaza, which has entered its 138th day, leaving more than 29,000 martyrs and more than 68,000 wounded, amid a stifling humanitarian crisis.

In a joint Qatari-Kuwaiti statement, issued after talks between the Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the two sides expressed their deep concern about the humanitarian catastrophe in the Gaza Strip and the brutal war it is witnessing, in which thousands of defenseless civilians, including children, have been killed. Women and the elderly.

The two sides called for pressure on Israel to stop its aggression and prevent any displacement of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.

The Kuwaiti side also praised the Qatari mediation efforts, especially with regard to the process of exchanging Palestinian prisoners and bringing aid into the Gaza Strip.

The two sides stressed the importance of maintaining the security and stability of the Red Sea and respecting the right of maritime navigation. They also noted the close cooperation between them in various fields and praised the historical ties and fraternal relations between the two countries.

The humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip is still getting worse, with food and basic supplies being prevented from entering the Strip. The United Nations World Food Program estimates that more than a quarter of Gaza’s population has exhausted their food supplies, and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that 90% of children The Gaza Strip suffers from malnutrition.

Source: Al Jazeera