The Israeli army carried out an attack on a refugee camp in the city of Jabaliya in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. South American countries are reacting to Israel’s actions – Bolivia and Colombia have broken off diplomatic relations with Israel, while Chilean President Gabriel Boric announced that he had summoned the Chilean ambassador for consultations. At tvn24.pl we summarize the most important events in the Middle East in recent hours.
> In the city An explosion occurred in Jabaliya in the northern part of the Gaza Strip in the refugee camp. Defense Forces Israel (IDF) confirmed that it was their attack against one of the Hamas leaders. Reuters reported that the attack killed at least 50 people and injured another 150.
> The Israel Defense Forces killed Ebrahim Biari, one of the Hamas commanders who led the massacre on October 7, reported the press service of the Israeli army, quoted by the Jerusalem Post.
> Colombia has recalled its ambassador to Israel due to the war in the Gaza Strip, Colombian President Gustavo Petro announced on Platform X on Tuesday. “I have decided to recall our ambassador to Israel. If Israel does not stop the massacre of the Palestinian people, we cannot remain there,” Petro wrote.
> Colombia is the latest South American country to take action on Tuesday in connection with Israel’s war with Hamas. Earlier, the Bolivian government announced that it had severed diplomatic relations with Israel.
> In turn, Chilean President Gabriel Boric announced that he had summoned the Chilean ambassador to Israel for consultations. “Chile strongly condemns and watches these military operations with great concern,” Boric wrote on the X platform.
> Head of diplomacy of the European Union Josep Borrell He “strongly” condemned the attacks committed “by Israeli settlers against Palestinians” in the West Bank and expressed “deep concern” over the matter, AFP reported.
> According to a statement from the US Department of State, Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated that Israel’s right to defend itself against terrorism results from international humanitarian law. He also stressed the need to take precautions to minimize harm to civilians. Earlier on Tuesday, US diplomats said Blinken would visit Israel on Friday as part of his next tour of the Middle East.
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