(MENAFN- UkrinForm) Ukraine welcomes the ceasefire between Israel and the Gaza Strip, stressing the need to refrain from actions that could endanger the lives of the civilian population.
The spokesperson for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Oleg Nikolenko, stated this, Ukrinform reports.
“Ukraine welcomes the ceasefire between Israel and the Gaza Strip. All parties must uphold their commitments and refrain from actions that could further endanger the lives of civilian population,” he wrote on Twitter.
As Ukrinform reports, earlier Egypt's mediators offered the Israeli side to conclude a temporary ceasefire agreement between Israel and the armed group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ). However, it was not clear at the time whether the parties had agreed to this. On Saturday, the Israel Defense Forces announced the elimination of PIJ top commanders.
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