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UNSC adopt resolution on immediate Ceasefire


New York, 26 March 2024 (TDI): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted a resolution on immediate Ceasefire between Palestine and Israel on 25 March 2024.

In this resolution, 14 members of the United Nations voted for an immediate ceasefire on Monday. Including 4 veto members, the US was the only member who Abstained from this resolution.

This resolution was for Muslims in the holy month of Ramadan. This resolution will end within two weeks. And also released all the hostages seized in the Gaza-Israel conflict starting on 7 October 2023.

Palestine observer Riyad Mansour said, “After several months, over 10,000 Palestinians lost their lives, leading to the call for a cease-fire.

Moreover, he said, Palestinian people shouted, asking for help. They live in famine, hurried under rubble. “Their ordeal must come to an end and it must come to an immediate end now”.

Additionally, they said, Israeli soldiers are killing UN organization members of UNRWA. “It’s time for all these Israeli actions to trigger serious international actions”.

Lastly, he embraced the adoption of the resolution and complimented the Arab unity in encouraging the cease-fire.

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First, the council demands an immediate ceasefire for the holy month of Ramadan. And directing to an endurable cease-fire.

Secondly, demand for releasing all hostages by both sides. And provide humanitarian assistance to the civilians. Including medical and other humanitarian needs according to international law.

Thirdly, “Urgent need to expand the flow of humanitarian assistance and reinforce the protection of civilians in Gaza”.

Lastly, “lifting all the obstacles to the provision of humanitarian assistance at scale” according to international law under resolutions 2712 and 2720.

Remarks of UNSC Members

Chinese Ambassador Zhang Jun, thanked the EU members for their endeavors in the draft. He started a comparison of two drafts presented today and on Friday and addressed why our country vetoed that draft.

Ambassador Jun said, “The current draft is unequivocal, and correct in its direction, demanding an immediate cease-fire. While the previous one was evasive and ambiguous”.

Moreover, he said, this resolution came late today, as many lives died in Gaza. But for those who live in Gaza, this resolution will be a hope for them. And, “all harm to civilians must cease immediately” and “the offensive must end”.

Russian Ambassador Nebenzia said, Our country is favored on the resolution “immediate ceasefire” even if it is restricted to the month of Ramadan.

He said, “Will be used in the interest of peace rather than advancing the inhumane Israeli operation against the Palestinian”.

In addition, he said, the term permanent would be better but it’s dissatisfied that the Russian proposal is not approved.

Lastly, he said, we preferred Peace and urged the UNSC to work for a permanent cease-fire.

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Algerian Ambassador Benjama said, After 5 months of slaughter, will put an end to Gaza. Finally, the UNSC responded to the call for an immediate ceasefire. “The bloodbath has gone for too long”. 

Moreover, this resolution meets the aspiration of the Palestinian people to end the War.

However, the Ambassador Thomas Greenfield said that “a ceasefire could begin immediately if Hamas would just release the first hostage. The international community must put pressure on Hamas to accept the deal on the table”.

Sabah Khan Tareen
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