Turkish Defense Minister Yaşar Guler said that his country’s position on the Israeli war on… Gaza What was announced from the first moment was to consider the Israeli massacres, which claimed the lives of thousands of innocent civilians – most of them infants, children and women – a blatant violation of international law and a war crime that amounts to brutality.
Guler added in an interview with Al Jazeera Net correspondent in Istanbul, Kemal Ozturk, which will be published tomorrow, Thursday, that: Türkiye Ready to fulfill its responsibilities towards the ceasefire in Gaza, including the issue of guarantee, achieving a lasting peace, andThe two-state solution“We will continue to help our brothers in Gaza during this difficult period,” he stressed.
The Turkish minister revealed that his country has so far delivered about 240 tons of humanitarian aid on board 17 military aircraft and about 4,500 tons on board 3 ships to the region, and “has received 762 of our brothers in Gaza – most of them patients who need immediate treatment – and their companions.”
He stressed that a just outcome to the conflict will not be reached, and lasting peace will not be possible in the region without the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with full sovereignty and geographical borders, with its capital as its capital. East Jerusalem.
Regarding Turkey’s position on the ongoing military operations in the Red Sea and the expected results of the potential operations on the stability of the region, Guler said that his country occupies a position representing security, peace and stability in every geographical region in which it is located, “and we hope to avoid any initiatives that would endanger peace and stability in the region, and to end the tensions.” “currently within the framework of logic and wisdom as soon as possible.”
In solidarity with the Gaza Strip – which has been exposed since October 7, 2023 to a devastating Israeli war with American support – the Houthis are targeting, with missiles and drones, cargo ships in the Red Sea owned or operated by Israeli and American companies or transporting goods to and from Israel.
Since January 12, a US-led coalition has been launching raids intermittently, which it says target Houthi sites in various regions of Yemen, in response to its attacks in the Red Sea.