The Security Council passed a ceasefire resolution, which Hamas said

Last Updated on June 11, 2024 10:08 am


The UN Security Council has supported US President Joe Biden’s proposal on the ceasefire issue in Gaza. On Monday (June 10), 14 votes were cast in favor of the resolution, with Russia abstaining. The Palestinian independence organization Hamas welcomed the ceasefire proposal passed by the Security Council.

On Tuesday (June 11), Turkey’s state news agency Anadolu said in a report that the Palestinian independence organization Hamas welcomed the position of the Security Council.

In a statement, the organization said it welcomed the Security Council resolution’s inclusion of a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, a complete withdrawal of Israeli forces, a prisoner exchange and the reconstruction of Gaza. Hamas is willing to work with mediator countries on how to implement the terms of the ceasefire.

On Monday, the United Nations Security Council voted on the proposal made by US President Joe Biden on the ceasefire issue in Gaza. The vote was 14 in favor of the proposal. Russia abstained from voting.

The US envoy to the United Nations urged Israel and Hamas to immediately accept this proposal. It is also referred to as new opportunity.

Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken called for pressure on Hamas to agree to this proposal. This leader is again visiting the Middle East. He also held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Israel on Monday.

On May 31, US President Joe Biden proposed a three-phase ceasefire in Gaza. The proposal calls for a permanent ceasefire, the release of hostages, and the release of Palestinian prisoners.

The first step would be an exchange of hostages and prisoners and a temporary ceasefire. The second step is to release all the hostages. Withdrawal of Israeli troops from Gaza. And the third phase is the long-term plan to rebuild Gaza.

More than 37,000 Palestinians have been killed so far in the ongoing Israeli aggression in Gaza. And millions of people have become homeless.

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