HARARE: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Weddnesday added his voice to the growing internationall calls for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, urging all parties involved to give dialogue a chance.
He also urged to focus all efforts towards finding durable, mutually beneficial, sustainable solutions, New Ziana reported.
Mnangagwa, who was represented by Defence Minister Oppah Muchinguri, made the call at an event to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the United Nations in the capital.
“As we reflect on the principles and purposes of the UN Charter, which call for the peaceful settlement of disputes, let me use this opportunity to join the world in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, and an immediate end to hostilities that have resulted in the untold suffering of civilians.
“Healthcare workers and humanitarian workers must never be legitimate targets,” he said.
At least 10,569 Palestinians including children, women, journalists and aid workers have been killed in Israeli attacks on the blockaded Gaza Strip since Oct 7. – Bernama, New Ziana